BRIEF HISTORICAL MILESTONES ON THE EVOLUTION OF UAV SYSTEMS: 1914 - 1939

  • Grigore Eduard JELER Ministry of National Defence

Abstract

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), such as remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), are weapon systems widely used în nowadays armies. It may seem surprisingly, but this weapon has its origins în the beginning of World War I. The aim of this article is to pursue the development of the unmanned aircrafts from the 1914 to 1939. This article represents a continuation of the article published în Bulletin of ”Carol I” National Defence University, No. 2/2018.

 

Keywords: UAV; aerial torpedo; Kettering Bug; Sperry Aerial Torpedo; Argus As 292.

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Published
2020-10-20
Section
Articole