The Buzz 'Drones' On

September 2009
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Sep2009 Supplement, p20
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The article offers information on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Reportedly, UAVs such as the Predator, are equipped with surveillance systems and Hellfire missiles and are increasingly used in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Five Predators without missiles are also used to conduct patrols of the U.S.-Canada border. Another type of UAV is the Raven, which weighs about 4.2 pounds with an operational radius of 6.2 miles.


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