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target drone

[′tär·gət ‚drōn]
(aerospace engineering)
A pilotless aircraft controlled by radio from the ground or from a mother ship and used exclusively as a target for antiaircraft weapons.
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[USPRwire, Tue Aug 06 2019] The " Target Drone Market -- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2018 -- 2026" report provides analysis of the target drone market for the period 2016--2026, wherein 2018 to 2026 is the forecast period and 2017 is considered as the base year.
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It was not until the failure of the Naval Disarmament Conference of 1935-36 that the paths of the Naval Aircraft Factory, NRL, the Bureau of Aeronautics (BUAER), BUORD, and BUENG converged in pursuit of a field-ready and mass-producible target drone. When the Japanese delegates walked out of the London conference, fifteen years of voluntary arms limitations among the U.S., British, Japanese, Italian, and French navies ended; a naval race seemed unavoidable and war probable.
Maulana said that federal government should immediately order Pak-Army to target drone, adding on 29 November, 2011 Pakistan Defence Council submitted an application against Drone attacks in Supreme Court but the Registrar rejected application by saying that FATA is not under the jurisdiction of Supreme Court, he added.
The two completed a project to take the last F-4 Phantom aircraft out of long-term storage and get it ready for conversion to a Q-F4 full-scale target drone equipped to carry electronic and infrared countermeasure devices.
But, on the return leg, we were vectored into the GCA pattern for a PAR to runway 21 because of the target drone shoots from the launch site to the west of the airfield.
"The unarmed target drone that washed ashore off the coast of Masbate Island...
9 May 2012 - US national security solutions firm Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS) said it had agreed to buy Composite Engineering Inc (CEI), a maker of unmanned aerial target drone systems and composite structures used for national security programmes, in a cash-and-stock deal worth USD155m (EUR119m).
Manila :The United States confirmed Tuesday that it owned a drone found in Philippine waters, but said the craft only drifted into Filipino territory after crashing at sea four months ago.The "unarmed target drone" was deployed from the guided missile destroyer USS Chafee in war games off the coast of Guam in September last year, the US embassy in Manila said in a statement.
Beach laboratory, demonstrated that the laser could bum through the skin and critical components of a target drone used to simulate anti-ship cruise missile threats to U.S.