Accession Number : AD0430150


Title :   COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF REPUBLIC 'BIKINI' DRONE SYSTEM - RYAN 'FLEX BEE' DRONE SYSTEM


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : MARINE CORPS LANDING FORCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER QUANTICO VA


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/430150.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1943


Pagination or Media Count : 154


Abstract : The Republic 'BIKINI' and Ryan 'FLEX BEE' drone systems were evaluated to determine whether the Marine Corps should pursue further development in this field and, if so, to determine which of the two drone configurations will provide the better sensor platform. (Author)


Descriptors :   *SURVEILLANCE DRONES , AERODYNAMIC CONFIGURATIONS , AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE , FLIGHT TESTING , RECOVERY , FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS , AERIAL CAMERAS , LAUNCHING , AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS , LANDING IMPACT , COMMAND GUIDANCE


Subject Categories : Pilotless Aircraft


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE