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Activist Warns of 30,000 Drones Coming by 2020
Posted By admin On March 23, 2013 @ 6:06 am In Featured Stories,Multimedia | Comments Disabled
March 23, 2013
Officially called “Unmanned Aerial Vehicles” (UAV’s), some are very large, some tiny, some can fly sideways and backwards, some can operate from eight miles up, some can hang motionless in the sky (“hover and stare” is the industry’s spooky term for this capability)–and all can silently surveill whatever is occurring beneath them for miles around.
The particular pilotless aircraft that I saw belonged to the Customs and Border Protection agency, a Homeland Security division that presently has nine clones of this drone technology “watching” for drug smugglers and immigrants crossing illegally into our country from any spot along the 2,000-mile border the US shares with Mexico.
CBP agents, sitting at terminals in windowless buildings as far away as North Dakota, direct the pan-optic sweep of these unblinking, computerized eyes in the sky.
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