Video: NOVA UAV Program
The NOVA Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, also known as the NOVA UAV, offers the Corps a low-cost method of obtaining pictures from the air for a variety of applications. The NOVA weighs 11 pounds, which includes its payload of a high-resolution camera, its on-board computer, and a GPS system. A pilot controls the takeoff and landing process. When the plane is in the air, it is guided by computer.