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    Global Hawk System Safety UAVs are a rapidly growing part of the aerospace world. Though they have mainly been utilized in military functions, the continued development of UAVs is leading toward civilian application in addition to continued military use. The use of UAVs in commercial environments brings with it a new set of safety risks which must be investigated, analyzed, and mitigated in order to ensure safe operation in the national airspace system (NAS). (Lum & Waggoner, 2011.) This paper…

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    Patrol to NASA, the possibilities for this platform are far-reaching and they are still developing to this day. As we progress into the future I am confident the MQ-9 Reaper will not only further solidify and justify its position and existence in the aerial world, but continue to push the boundary and advancement of both the technology that help run the system itself, but also the payloads that are equipped to it that aid in it performance for the variety of roles it…

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    Drones In The Military

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    In an attempt to increase their effectiveness and capabilities, the military has employed the use of unmanned ariel vehicles (UAV’s). Many types of UAV’s exist, from simple survilence drones to weaponized drones capable of firing missiles. These drones are commonly used in military operations for survelence and targeted hunting. The military should continue using drones because they provide an inexpensive oppurtunity to increase tactical superiority and keep our soldiers safe. One of the…

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    Drones In Sports

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    Drones aren’t only used for recreational or military purposes. There are many ways drones can become essential for commercial use. There are eight popular industries that have already started using drones or having been considering using them. Hollywood filmmakers have already started using drones to film movies. Drones offer filming from different angles that they could never reach before. Energy companies have been considering drones because it’s easier and safer to inspect their facilities.…

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    Autonomous Drones

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    help these autonomous drones distinguish combatants from non-combatants and civilians. Actually these drones should end up doing less collateral damage than a missile or even a human since they are wired and programmed to follow ROE to the most specific detail and leaves no room for human error. Where a human may accidentally engage a person whom he thinks has a weapon an autonomous drone, through the use of its optics and programming will not engage this same target. Many people have…

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    Army Scholarship Essay

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    On June 8, 2004 I became an active duty soldier. I was following a tradition set down to me by my grandfather who served as an enlisted soldier in WWII, then my father, and my uncles before me. Becoming an enlisted soldier made me very proud and allowed be to continue a heritage that someday I hope my son will follow. The Army taught me many great things including the value of teamwork, leadership, and self-discipline. I was deployed with the 1/17th Cav to Iraq in 2005. It was in Iraq that I…

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    In addition to all the mentioned issues another problem that needs to be solved considering drone security, is the ability of drones to crash and collide with other aircrafts. One of the major issues that need to be dealt with is the fact that drones crash a lot. For instance, in the article “The Drones Come Home” on page 7, John Horgan suggests the possible security risks domestic drones present, and supports the reasons through statistics. Horgan points out that “Since 2001, according to the…

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    In recent news Paris, France was attacked by 8 terrorist, causing many deaths and countess injuries. The Unites States needs to continue the use of drones outside of the US for this very reason. The war on terror is in a full on rage do to ISIS and needs to be stopped. Drones have been used for a very long period of time, the first drones were used during the Civil War to gather intelligence, same as many modern drones. With the improvements in technology the drones we use today are equipped…

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    Domestic Aviation, author John Villasenor, of the University of California Los Angeles, discusses Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), more colloquially known as “drones.” In particular, he describes the precarious ethical and legal issues drones present to society in the face of their increasingly rapid development. Initially, the author gives a brief, but detailed description of the advancement of unmanned aviation technology, including the vast numbers of applications, from both a domestic and…

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    Controversy Over Drones

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    The Controversy over Drones Why is it so useful having drones at war? What would happen if one country just got rid of their drones? The generation of drones has brought upon a easier way to fight in a wars. Some people might say that drones don't do anything for a country other than maybe scout out a terrorist or two. Drones have saved many american lives in the fact that no one needs to drive them so this will not risk as many lives. If one country fell behind in the production on drones…

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