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Introduction to UAV Systems by
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2012-09-17
A comprehensive introduction to all of the elements of a complete Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). It addresses the air vehicle, mission planning and control, several types of mission payloads, data links and how they interact with mission performance, and launch and recovery concepts. This book provides enough information to encourage a student to learn more; to provide a specialist with a basic appreciation of the technical issues that drive other parts of the system and interact with their specialty; or to help a program manager understand system-level tradeoffs and know what questions to ask.
Publication Date: 2014-09-16
Based on five years of research and hundreds of interviews, Predator reveals the dramatic inside story of the creation of a revolutionary weapon that forever changed the way we wage war and opened the door to a new age in aviation.
Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College
An interdisciplinary research institution that examines the novel and complex opportunities and challenges presented by unmanned technologies in both the military and civilian sphere.
International Security Data Site
Database of UAV strikes. Primarily a good source for images.
The New York Times
News about predator drones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
Smithsonian National Air and Space
Descriptions of six modern military UAVs that represent a variety of missions and technologies.
Terrorism Research & Analysis Consortium
On network you will not need to log in. Off network you will need your Nason Library card number.
U.S. Army Aviation Technical Library
The Aviation Technical Library is a mission support activity serving the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and supports Army Aviation warfighters around the world. The library provides in-depth academic and technical library reference support, research assistance and interlibrary loan service to all active duty military and civilian personnel at USAACE. Army Aviation personnel world-wide also can request information and assistance through email.