Groups (DoD Classifications)
Although there is no set UAV classification standard, NIM-A refers to The Department of Defense (DoD) UAS Group Classification. The DoD classifies them according to maximum gross takeoff, size, normal operating altitude, and airspeed. The groups support significant functionalities and as UAS technology evolves it will continue to revolutionize the global air community. Below are well-known US UAV's and the groups that each fall under.