Previously China revealed at Zhuhai Airshow 2016 that it set a record of the grouping of 67 fixed-wing drones. On June 10, Xinhua reported that China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETGC) has succeeded in its test grouping of 119 fixed-wing drones.
It is one more breakthrough in the intellectual grouping of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and indicates China’s leadership in that technology.
The grouping of 119 fixed-wing drones requires the catapulted takeoff of lots of drones within a short interval of time, the concentration of drones in air, division of drones into subgroups for lots of different targets, flying in formation to encircle targets, swarm operation and other maneuvers.
The swarm intelligence in such grouping is regarded as a subversive technology. It has always been regarded by various countries as the core artificial intelligence for unmanned systems. Such grouping enables the formation of large-scale, low-cost and multifunctional drone networks in…
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