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Is that really just a fly? Swarms of cyborg insect drones are the future of military surveillance

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Patti Domm
UK Daily Mail [1]
June 20, 2012

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The kinds of drones making the headlines daily are the heavily armed CIA and U.S. Army vehicles which routinely strike targets in Pakistan – killing terrorists and innocents alike.

But the real high-tech story of surveillance drones is going on at a much smaller level, as tiny remote controlled vehicles based on insects are already likely being deployed.

Over recent years a range of miniature drones, or micro air vehicles (MAVs), based on the same physics used by flying insects, have been presented to the public.

The fear kicked off in 2007 when reports of bizarre flying objects hovering above anti-war protests sparked accusations that the U.S. government was accused of secretly developing robotic insect spies.

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[2] Dragonfly drones and cyborg moths: Tiny flying robots set to be the future of spying and rescue missions: http://www.prisonplanet.com/dragonfly-drones-and-cyborg-moths-tiny-flying-robots-set-to-be-the-future-of-spying-and-rescue-missions.html

[3] U.S. Air Force developing terrifying swarms of tiny unmanned drones: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-air-force-developing-terrifying-swarms-of-tiny-unmanned-drones-that-can-hover-crawl-and-even-kill-targets.html

[4] The Insects Are Watching: The Future of Government Surveillance Technology: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-insects-are-watching-the-future-of-government-surveillance-technology.html

[5] German railways deploys surveillance drones: http://www.prisonplanet.com/german-railways-deploys-surveillance-drones.html

[6] Two New Technologies Offer Very Scary Future: http://www.prisonplanet.com/two-new-technologies-offer-very-scary-future.html

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