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The smart multitasking drones of the future

12 August 2014 Last updated at 09:11 BST

Drones are being put to military use by an increasing number of air forces around the world. But the future suggests these unmanned aerial vehicles could have many more uses as they become ever more sophisticated.

BBC Click's Marc Cieslak met with BAE Systems, to see the potential future military uses for drones and also learn how the technology is being adapted to help rescue people from dangerous locations and even prevent poaching.

Watch more clips on the Click website. If you are in the UK you can watch the whole programme on BBC iPlayer.