Airbus Remote Carriers military drone AUVSI Xponential 2019

Military drones are taking over the skies. Not only are they being used to fight wars, they are also in use for tasks such as security and traffic control over non-warring territories. They are also powerful tools to help fight forest fires. There are many uses for the many military drones, and we’re happy to report that they’re not all just killing machines, particularly the ones equipped for life-saving efforts.

Surveillance is the main use of the average military drone, gathering intelligence to save lives, and report speeders on freeways. We don’t want to get caught up in the politics and ethics of unmanned aerial vehicles in warfare, we are just here for the technology.

Before we begin: I am originally publishing this post on November 11th. This is Remembrance Day in some countries, Veterans Day in the United States.

I want to take a moment to thank all who have served, especially for their sacrifices to keep us safe. I know that I get to fly a hobby drone…