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What are some examples of unmanned aerial vehicles?

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Some examples of unmanned aerial vehicles include the Arcturus JUMP 20, the AeroVironment RQ-20A Puma AE, the AeroVironment RQ-11B Raven, the General Atomics Aeronautical Predator C Avenger and the Honeywell T-Hawk MAV. These vehicles are used for a variety of purposes, including reconnaissance, surveillance, targeting and combat.

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The Arcturus JUMP 20 is capable of vertical takeoff and landing, can hold 60 pounds of payload, and is designed for mapping, communications and intelligence uses. The AeroVironment RQ-20A Puma AE is capable of operating over land and water, is designed to avoid detection, and is used for intelligence, surveillance and targeting operations. The AeroVironment RQ-11B Raven is lightweight and is designed for rapid deployment, high mobility and low-altitude missions. The General Atomics Aeronautical Predator C Avenger is a high-speed and long-endurance vehicle designed for wide-area surveillance and time-sensitive strike missions. The Honeywell T-Hawk MAV is a micro air vehicle that can hover in place, be deployed within 10 minutes, is capable of vertical takeoff and landing and is designed for surveillance and targeting.

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