ARGUS-IS Military Drone Tracks 64 Targets Simultaneously, Snaps 1.8 Gigapixel Photos @10FPS

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The A160 Hummingbird was recently unveiled with a new imaging system. Remember that 1.8 gigapixels is 100x more detail than what you’d get with your 18MP digital camera, and it’s usually only with multiple shots that we regular folk can stitch together a gigapixel photo. The kicker is that this hovering aircraft can send back real-time video streams at 10 frames a second too.

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Mysterious bird-like drone crashes in Pakistan

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A bird-like surveillance drone crashed in southwestern Pakistan late last week, close to the Afghan border. Some spare parts and a camera were found with it, but they are not pictured. The Pakistani Frontier Corps in Baluchistan province recovered the drone, and they declared it to be an ÔÇťAmerican surveillance unmanned aerial vehicle.”

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