Military drones

by Faust, Daniel R.,

Format: Print Book 2016
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction j 629.13 FA
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
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Northern Tier Regional Library Juvenile J 355.83 FAUST
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Robinson Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J TRANSPORT AVIATION FAUST
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Summary
When most people think of drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), they likely think of the military. Militaries have been using drones since the 1990s, and new developments in drone technology are being discovered every day. Readers get a crash course in military drones through this text, which explains the science and technology behind one of today's most polarizing topics. Readers gain an understanding of how drones work and how militaries use them. The text's science and technology content support elementary STEM concepts, while simple diagrams, photographs, and fact boxes provide opportunities for additional learning.
Contents
Drones are everywhere!
The first drones
Getting in the air
Eyes in the sky
Search and destroy
The U.S. military drone fleet
The father of modern drones
Famous drone missions
Benefits of drone use
Living under drones
Other uses for military drones
Drones of tomorrow.

Additional Information
Series Faust, Daniel R. Drones, eyes in the skies.
Subjects Drone aircraft -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Drone aircraft.
Publisher New York :2016
Edition First edition.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
ISBN 9781508144960
1508144966
9781508144984
1508144982
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