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From 2004 to 2006 NASA led a significant effort to assess the capabilities of Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for civil use. A key objective of this activity was to develop a report that serves as a roadmap for the development of these applications. The intent of that report, which was to complement the Office of the Secretary of Defense UAV Roadmap, was four-fold:

  • To determine and document potential future civil missions for UAVs based on user-defined needs.

  • To determine and document the technologies necessary to support those future missions.

  • To discuss the present state of the platform capabilities and required technologies; identifying those in progress, those planned, and those for which no current plans exist.

  • Provide the foundations for development of a comprehensive civil UAV roadmap.

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