Mini spy in sky passes flight test.

Author:Williams, Robert H.
Position::TECH TALK - Brief Article
 
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A tiny autonomous reconnaissance craft-the brainchild of Honeywell of Phoenix, Ariz., and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency-successfully went through its first paces at a facility in Laguna, N.M.

The 13-inch micro air vehicle was designed to be carried in the field by a single soldier. It is outfitted with forward and downward looking cameras and in the recent test took off, maneuvered to waypoints and landed on its own. It can operate in...

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