Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) aren’t new. Nations have been using drones in combat since at least World War II, and they’ve made up an important part of the aerial arsenal ever since. In the last two decades, however, the massive expansion of communications bandwidth has combined with the ongoing miniaturization of electronic components to produce a Golden Age of UAV technology. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 5 countries that have the most drones.
Many countries are attempting to manufacture drones, but most of them are either technologically unsophisticated or are being used strictly for civilian purposes. The United States and Israel are the two most important manufacturers of military drones. The United States is both the largest producer and the most frequent user of the aircraft. You can also check our article of Eyes in the Sky: 10 Things You Need to Know About Drones.