UAV

Definition : Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
Category : Technology » Airplanes & Aircraft
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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.