عنوان مقاله [English]
The development and use of unmanned aerial vehicles has been very challenging, and the applicability of maritime law and international maritime conventions to them has been obscured. Despite the ability to use these devices in various scientific, exploratory, economic, political, military, etc. dimensions, but the legitimacy of their use in the light of international maritime documents is still disputed and determine the legal status of their use in The radiation of international maritime conventions is essential. At the same time, the rules of international law in question seem to have gaps in this area, and do not respond to their increasing development. The purpose of this brief is to examine the legal status of unmanned aerial vehicles as ships from the perspective of international maritime conventions, and the question that the author seeks to answer is whether unmanned aerial vehicles are capable of this. Do they have to be considered ships from the point of view of international maritime conventions? The research hypothesis is based on the assumption that unmanned aerial vehicles can be considered as ships if they are capable of floating and carrying. Research Method The present paper is an analytical-descriptive method. The method of data collection is the library method.