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S. Korea’s Army Hosts ‘Drone-bot Festival’

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SEOUL, June 27 (Korea Bizwire)A drone competition hosted by both public and private agencies took place in Yangju, north of Seoul last weekend.

The Army’s Ground Operations Command (GOC) joined hands with the city government of Yangju to host the ‘drone-bot festival’ starting on Friday for three days at Ganapri Airport.

The battalion-grade unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) competition brought nine teams from the GOC to compete over UAV operability.

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The drone battle, which featured 16 teams or 92 people, allowed each team to use five drones to evade or assault opponent drones to take control of the opponent’s base and pass the finish line to score a point.

Drone racing invited various drones customized by each participant to pass an obstacle course as quickly as possible. A total of 40 people participated in the race.

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