Meet ‘Scout,’ the US Marines’ new 3D printed drone that costs just $613 to build

Meet 'Scout,' the US Marines' new 3D printed drone that costs just $613 to build

Rhet McNeal, a 26 year-old Corporal from Griffin, Georgia, has designed a 3D printed drone called “Scout” that can be built for just $613, around 200 times cheaper than current drones used by the Marines. The U.S. Marines are well on the way to becoming masters of 3D printing. Just a week after we saw the Marine Corps testing out its portable, four-printer X-FAB additive manufacturing lab , here we have news that 26-year-old Corporal Rhet McNeal, a graduate in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Tech, has made an ultra-affordable surveillance drone that costs a fraction of the price of […]

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