The Black Hornet is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. [Read More]
Summary… * Machine-Made
The leading maker of thermal imaging sensors, Flir, bought a Norwegian drone maker for $134 million, the company announced Wednesday.
Flir acquired Prox Dynamics, which makes the Black Hornet, a tiny nano-drone used by the military and law enforcement for surveillance and reconnaissance.
Prox isn’t the only drone maker Flir has worked with.
$134 million is a large sum for a company that’s only known for one product, but military contracts can be extremely lucrative.
Watch a video from the BBC explaining how British Forces used the Black Hornet in Afghanistan.
Opinion… * Man-Made