Some new video footage of the Honeywell gMAV ducted-fan UAV, which is deployed as a prototype now in Iraq.
Part of the CONOPS for the gMAV in Iraq is to use it as an acoustic weapon of sorts. The Army has found that the association between a gMAV buzzing overhead and the airstrike that often follows shortly thereafter has lead to a Pavlovian reaction, with the result that the audible presence of the UAV itself is often enough to subdue an area.
A new prototype unmanned aerial vehicle, the Gas Micro Aerial Vehicle, that has the ability to hover in one spot.
It seems like the 56th Stryker Brigade will be using this, mainly for road check points.
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