plural RPVs
: an uncrewed aircraft flown by remote control and used especially for reconnaissance

Word History

Etymology

remotely piloted vehicle

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of RPV was in 1970

Dictionary Entries Near RPV

Cite this Entry

“RPV.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/RPV. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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