The Vanilla Aircraft has what it takes as a a Group 3 UAS providing persistent surveillance and reconnaissance while capable of flying continuously for up to 10 days. An estimated $6.4 billion is currently being spent each year on developing drone technology the world, according to a report published earlier this month by the Teal Group Corp., an aerospace and defense market research firm headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia. That number is expected to nearly double in future years, bringing the total amount spent on drones for both military and commercial applications to $11.5 billion annually by 2024.
ISR Gathering & Dissemination
Customizable payloads to retrieve and use information as desired
Will greatly extended ground to ground communications
Can be deployed locally or from remote locations.
Search & Rescue
Contours of on-station endurance with
launch and recovery from North America
Military Unmanned Vehicle Market
The growth of the drone market is mostly fueled by military organizations in the United States and other countries, according to the report. The United States already uses a wide range of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems — ranging from micro UAVs small enough to fit in the palm of a soldier's hand, to large UAVs such as the Air Force’s Predator drone, which is used for both reconnaissance and air attacks.