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The British army is equipped with mini helicopters to support its soldiers on the ground

For two years, the mini helicopter used for aerial battles have multiplied in corporate offices. But the British army was increased to a much less playful mini helicopter with officiating like real surveillance drones. The Black Hornet Nano is a mini helicopter that is only 10.1 cm x 2.5 cm and weighs only 16 grams. Prox Dynamics Norwegian company has developed a tiny camera that drone to help soldiers in the field to verify that no danger is hidden in the corners of a street or a building.

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Each of these Black Hornet is equipped with a panoramic camera can send streaming video or still images to the control unit used by the soldier. This unit can fly for 30 minutes at a speed of 35 kilometers per hour over a maximum distance of about 800 meters before losing the radio link with the operator.


Black Hornet is equipped with a panoramic camera


If a drone equipped with surveillance cameras military type ARGUS-IS can give troops an overview of everything that happens in a city, this microdrone can perform accurate recognition of a place that will be invested or secured by soldiers. Piloting the drone can be manual using a stick or automatic preset to a GPS point.



The Black Hornet Nano UAV is currently deployed by British troops in Afghanistan. According to the British Ministry of Defense, the drone has been a great help to secure areas in open terrain. After a testing period, the Ministry of Defense plans to buy more drones: 160 units for a budget of 31 million euros. What is still 193,750 Euros mini helicopter with a special camera and radio connections protected.

The British army is equipped with mini helicopters to support its soldiers on the ground The British army is equipped with mini helicopters to support its soldiers on the ground مراجعة من قبل Steven Raiss في 6:30 م تصنيف: 5