July 12, 2012
Oklahoma has been chosen by the Department of Homeland Security to be one of the first states in the nation to test unmanned aircraft.
The military already uses unmanned aircraft, like the Predator.
Now, police departments are using much smaller versions of them, and soon, we’ll see private businesses using them, because they are generally, cheaper, safer, and faster.
The unmanned aircraft is made by Tactical Electronics.
It’s called a RAPTR and can weigh from 30 to 50 pounds, and depending on the weather, can fly for about an hour.
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