The peaceful use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) increases significantly when their cost and complexity are reduced. Fully autonomous, ultralight unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) are now commercially available. There are numerous UAS applications in humanitarian mine action (HMA), environmental research and survey, and urban infrastructure management and maintenance.
Cruz, Inna; Jaupi, Luan; Sequesseque, Shadrack Kassanga Njamba; and Cottray, Olivier
"Enhancing Humanitarian Mine Action in Angola with High-Resolution UAS IM,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 22
, Article 5.
Available at: https://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol22/iss3/5