Technology Focus: The threat and opportunity of drone use

A drone is any unmanned vehicle, remotely operable or autonomous, that is capable of various tasks from simple travel to complex programmable missions. The term “drone” encompasses Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) and Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV). Drones can be fitted with equipment such as cameras and sensors for monitoring, can be equipped with payloads, and often use GPS for stabilisation and tracking. This report will be focusing on UAV Drones.

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