U.S. Army Is Testing Pocket-Sized Reconnaissance Drones

Soldiers in the United States Army could someday have a new kind of “eyes in the sky.”

Since March, an Army Special Forces team has been testing a pocket-sized, lightweight reconnaissance drone that sends video feeds directly to a chest-mounted screen on a soldier’s vest.
Meet the Black Hornet
Norway’s Proxdynamics developed the minuscule drone, called the PD-100 Black Hornet, and it’s been in wide use among elite British soldiers for three years now. The Black Hornet is the size of a s

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