There’s a Rolls-Royce autonomous drone

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You know, it’s not what I expected it to look like either.

It’s the ’20s again, which means Rolls-Royce is back in style for celebrities and the UK military industrial sector.

It’s not exactly the same Rolls-Royce as the one that currently makes cars, as the company has split and merged a few times, but they come from the same ancestry.

The aviation Rolls-Royce makes engines for the Taranis autonomous drone, which is built by BAE Systems.

The BAE Systems website:

The aircraft was designed to demonstrate the UK’s ability to create an unmanned air system which, under the control of a human operator, is capable of undertaking sustained surveillance, marking targets, gathering intelligence, deterring adversaries and carrying out strikes in hostile territory.

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