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Submission + - Nuclear UAV drones could fly for months at a time (

cylonlover writes: Nuclear-powered unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that would increase operational flight durations from days to months are a technological possibility today, according to a feasibility study undertaken last year by Sandia National Laboratories and Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation. A nuclear power supply would additionally double the availability of electrical power to onboard systems, including weaponry, the study found.
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Nuclear UAV drones could fly for months at a time

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