Hummingbird-sized drones may be the Army’s next big thing

Featured Image: Green Violet-ear Hummingbird– Finca Lerida, Boquete, Panama. CREDIT: Charlesjsharp SOURCE: Wikipedia Commons (This file is licensed under the Creative Commons This file is licensed under the Creative Commons).

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Published on Nov 8, 2013

The Black Hornet is a small, flying object, weighing just over half an ounce. It may look cute, but it’s not a toy. It’s a drone. The Black Hornet was unveiled last week at the Association of the United States Army Expo in Washington, DC. The drone is marketed as a tool that soldiers can carry with them. While the US Army hasn’t used the hummingbird-sized drone yet, the British Army has used them in Afghanistan. RT’s Ameera David takes a closer look at the miniscule flying object.

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