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Erstellt / Aktualisiert 27.11.2018 / 18.12.2018
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benign [adjective]

kind and nice

Yearlong endurance means the UAV does not have to be launched near its area of operation; instead it can be flown from more weather-benign regions and ferry itself to the operating area.

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breeding ground [idiom]

a place where animals breed (literal meaning)

The exceptional growth of air travel in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific region has proved to be a breeding ground for the development of very large jets like the B747-8 or the A 380.

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dispense with (to)

to do without
to set aside

The increased range of aircraft entering the market in the mid- to late 90s meant that airlines could dispense with lengthy and expensive intermediate technical stops on their way from Europe to the Far East.

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endurance [noun]

The length of time an aircraft can remain in the air. The power produced by the engines and the flight conditions can be regulated to give the aircraft the greatest speed, the greatest range or the greatest endurance.

Yearlong endurance means the UAV does not have to be launched near its area of operation; instead it can be flown from more weather-benign regions and ferry itself to the operating area.

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ferry [verb]

Flying an aircraft for the purpose of returning it to base, delivering an aircraft from one location to another, or moving an aircraft to and from a maintenance base.

Yearlong endurance means the UAV does not have to be launched near its area of operation; instead it can be flown from more weather-benign regions and ferry itself to the operating area.

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Military intelligence [noun phrase]

a part of the military whose duties include obtaining and studying information about another county’s ability to fight a war

Unmanned air vehicles have the potential to transform military intelligence and the kind of data that is now becoming possible to obtain.

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presistent [adjective]

continuing to do something in a determined way

Despite the airline's denial, there have been persistent rumours that Emirates Airlines has as many as forty aircraft parked up at al Maktoum airport due to an acute pilot-shortage.

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reconnaissance [noun]

the use of soldiers or aircraft to go into an area and get information about an enemy

By using UAVs to undertake reconnaissance missions, the lives of many people could be saved, because the UAV can take the role that was previously held by soldiers.