Hopefully, as technology has improved so much, the world has managed to obtain very useful products. One of the brilliant improvements in the robotics, the aeronautics and the electronics’ fields is known as a drone. It is also called an unmanned aerial vehicle. A drone is an aircraft, which can be controlled by pilots who are on the ground and it can be piloted by a pre-programmed mission. Its use has grown quickly due to its recent ability to stay aloft for many hours. Drones are dominating our planet either in the authoritarian field or in the field of entertainment.
Drones were originally used for target practice to train military personnel around the 1990s. During World War I they continued developing at the same time when Dayton-Wright Airplane Company came up …show more content…
But, with the human factor, they can be classified in six different kinds of fields. There are drones which provide intelligence and tactical support. Also, drones which check for bombs and dangerous devices on roads and landing areas. The third category is drones which hack into phone lines or computers to gather information. Then, there are drones which observe traffic and public behavior. Next, there are drones which provide air support. Finally, there are drones which follow or attack suspicious targets.
The use of a drone changes depending on the kind of things that a person wants to do. For decades, drones have been used by civilian government agencies. In the United States government, agencies use the RQ-9 Reaper to patrol the nation's borders, scout property, and locate fugitives. They have been used by businesses and private individuals. There are a lot of drones flying across America used by the FBI, by university researchers and by amateur photographers (“Drones over America”). Also, the military forces use them. Another current utilization of drones is called the