Here is an autonomous drone system that can be launched from a military vehicle. The Black Recon Vehicle Reconnaissance System is built for continuous untethered reconnaissance at flight speeds that enable this drone to work ahead of advancing vehicles.
The drone has thermal and visual payload for better situational awareness. It has a hardened launch box which uses a cradle arm to track, capture and dock the UAV to recharge it. The Black Recon has a datalink range of up to 6km. The drone can fly at speeds up to 24 m/s.