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September 07, 2007

Swarms of 'smart' UAVs may decide tomorrow's battles


"Scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, have come up with a new technology that would allow Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV's) to control themselves.

Future battles could see the deployment of UAVs, but controlling a sky full of them, when communication links with ground become patchy, pose a possible problem.

However, Yossi Ben-Asher and his colleagues say that if the UAVs create their own communications network and swap the information needed to calculate flight paths and avoid collisions, then that would completely eliminate the need for constant communication with the ground."

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