Mini Drones: Army Deploys Tiny Helicopters
5:08pm UK, Sunday 03 February
A tiny 4ins remote-control helicopter is being used for surveillance on the
front line to detect enemy threats to British troops.
British troops are using a nano drone just 10cm long and weighing
16 grams on the front line in Afghanistan to provide vital information on the
They are the first to use the state-of-the-art handheld tiny surveillance
helicopters, which relay reliable full motion video and still images back to the
devices' handlers in the battlefield.