UAV

noun
\ ˌyü-ˌā-ˈvē How to pronounce UAV (audio) \
plural UAVs

Definition of UAV

: rpv UAVs, as the Pentagon calls them, are operated not unlike the hobbyist's remote-controlled airplanes; soldiers on the ground man computer stations with controls that fly the aircraft.— Daniel G. Dupont

First Known Use of UAV

1986, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for UAV

unmanned aerial vehicle

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“UAV.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/UAV. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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