|Definition||:||Unmanned Aerial Vehicle|
|Category||:||Technology » Airplanes & Aircraft|
What does UAV mean?
An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), also known as a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) or unmanned aircraft system (UAS), is a machine which functions either by the remote control of a navigator or pilot (called a Combat Systems Officer on UCAVs) or autonomously, that is, as a self-directing entity. Their largest use are within military applications.