April 19 2012
A Chinese military unmanned aerial vehicle has undertaken a digital mapping mission near the Helan mountain in northwest China, reports Xinhua, China's state news agency.
The drone, assigned to the Lanzhou Military Area Command, captured high-definition imaging data during the five-hour mission, officials said on Wednesday.
This was the first time such an air vehicle had been used for military mapping, said unnamed military sources.
The military has created a drone-based...
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