Drones Needed to Compete in Arctic Regions

Published by , October 23, 2017 1:09 pm

(RoboticsBusinessReview) As the Arctic ice continues to melt, Arctic drones will be needed for scientific exploration, searching for fuel and other natural resources, monitoring sea lanes, and military assertions of sovereignty. Five nation-states have coastal claims in the Arctic: Canada, Denmark (through Greenland), Norway, Russia, and the U.S. The rivalry is already intensifying.
As countries turn to Arctic drones to track changes in the region — as well as one another — what role will unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) play in territorial disputes?

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