Tiny Drones Capable of Neutralizing Enemy Targets are Here [Video]

February 21, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Those who are into James Bond movies might know about those tiny drones that could neutralize any enemy target. It has been reported that the US Federal Aviation Administration does not plan to permit drones armed with weapons in US civilian airspace.

But state agencies, sheriff’s offices and universities have already found more widespread use for drones that carry cameras for taking photos or video from above. With this armed drones, all those statements that say ‘no drones’ will be like a castle made of cards in a hurricane.

Folks out there at the US Air Force have now released a promotional video on Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs). The video shows simulated images of insect-sized drones performing everything from extended surveillance both indoors and outdoors to targeting of locations to lethal missions.

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This is reportedly the first time that a full promotional video has been released publicly showcasing the capabilities of these types of drones.

Other technological advances include the potential for perpetual flight, drone-based facial recognition technology, solar power, automated tracking technology, cameras capable of capturing over 30 square miles in a single shot, fully automated weapons systems, drone-borne EMP missiles, tiny drones already deployed in Afghanistan, silent drones and much more.

In this video, you get to see a bird-like drone perched on a power line, drones the size of insects entering a home and, perhaps most disturbingly, a tiny drone carrying out a “direct attack mission”.

Like all other weapon technologies, the mini-drones will also create chaos if they fall into wrong hands. Hopefully by that time, the defense might build an ‘Iron Man’ to save us all.

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