Commercial applications include monitoring and controlling the ever-increasing complexities of aerial and maritime transportation and telecommunication networks. Military applications include close and persistent surveillance of adversarial elements, possibly controlling enemy infiltrations through open air and sea and shooting down enemy missiles during their boosting phase.
This work was done by Sang H. Choi, James R. Elliott, Glen C. King, Yeonjoon Park, Jae-Woo Kim, and Sang-Hyon Chu of Langley Research Center.
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