Friday, 30.12.2011 | 10:24 (GMT + 7)
The U.S. military has revealed is developing a helicopter-generation unmanned A160 Hummingbird camera fitted with a 1.8 gigapixel resolution.
This new technology promises “the ability to track and monitor activities on the ground never before,” Lt. Col. Matthew Munster – executive producer units Modernization System unmanned aircraft for the U.S. Army said.
Technology Argus-IS with 1.8 gigapixel camera capable of tracking people and vehicles from altitudes above 6 km, in close proximity 168km2.. Infrared sensors are sensitive to the track landed the troops at night.
A160 Hummingbird capable of storing, vertical landing should not even need a runway. . In addition, it can fly about 20 hours straight without refueling.
The test flight of the aircraft “crisis” is expected to begin early in 2012 in Arizona.
. The U.S. military also announced that three more A160 Hummingbird will be included in the service of battlefield reconnaissance in Afghanistan in about May or June 2012.
South England (Theo BBC)