|MQ-9 Reaper in flight (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
The MQ-9 Reaper in a maintenance bay on Hancock Air Base. (Photo: David Sommerstein)
The drones that fly over Afghanistan are generally piloted by people sitting in the United States.
Those pilots also fly training missions over domestic skies.
That’s the case in northern New York. | PRI's The World
PressTV - Deployment of drones across the US will turn American soil into warfront
In the absence of state or federal laws, localities around the United States are proceeding to put unmanned aerial vehicles in our skies as they see fit. The federal government has authorized the flight of 30,000 drones, and the use of drones up to 400 feet by police departments, at least 300 of which already have surveillance drones in operation.‘NOVA’: The ‘Next Generation’ of Drone Surveillance - Truthdig
The PBS show “NOVA” is funded in part by arch-conservative David Koch and defense companies like Lockheed Martin. It often smacks of TED-talk greasiness and rarely criticizes its subjects. But the series’ latest installment on unmanned aerial vehicles, “Rise of the Drones”, appears to contain new, genuinely valuable revelations.» New Documents Show Military Is Flying Drones Throughout US Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!
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