Precision Weapons Essay
A common name for an UAV is a drone. The most well-known military drone is the MQ-1 Predator, which has a wingspan of 55 feet and can travel up to 135 mph (“History of U.S. Drones”). This drone is capable of spying on the enemy without being seen on radar. The purpose of developing the MQ-1 Predator was to acquire intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance information (“History of U.S. Drones”). Drones have been being used for surveillance throughout history ever since 1849 (“History of U.S. Drones”). One example of their uses was in WWI, drones were used extensively for surveillance, but the first actually uses were to train pilots and anti-aircraft gunners (“History of U.S.