Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Control: Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Fregene, K. ; Lockheed Martin Adv. Technol. Labs., Cherry Hill, NJ, USA

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are playing increasingly important roles on the battlefield and in our everyday lives. In military missions, they perform intelligence gathering, surveillance, and reconnaissance. In the civilian arena, UAVs provide climate monitoring [1], [2]; pipeline inspection [3]; farm management [4], and pollution monitoring [5]. Some enterprising realtors have even used them for virtual home tours [6]! Recent legislation will further promote the civilian use of UAVs by requiring the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) to open the skies to UAV use in a variety of commercial applications. While the international community has not come to a consensus on permissible civilian UAV use, the European Union has a number of ongoing initiatives to mirror the FAA's actions [7].

Published in:

Control Systems, IEEE  (Volume:32 ,  Issue: 5 )

Date of Publication:

Oct. 2012

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.