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Submission + - Pocket sized drones wins £20 mil contract fr (suasnews.com)

garymortimer writes: "Developments in micro electronics, especially in mobile phone and battery technologies, have made it feasible to develop advanced flying platforms that weigh just a few grams. Teaming up specialists in video and signal processing, hardware design and operational know how created the necessary foundation for the company. During 2009 the company more than doubled in size creating the largest UAS Company in Norway.

The PD-100 Black Hornet is the first airborne Personal Reconnaissance System to be developed. It will provide soldiers with their own immediate Intelligence,Surveillance and Reconnaissance capability for operations in confined areas and outdoors."

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Pocket sized drones wins £20 mil contract fr

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