Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Phantom Eye: Pentagon builds gigantic mega-drone
Jun 5, 2012 by RTAmerica
The US military has taken the first step in having an even more massive presence in America's airspace. The mega drone, known as Phantom Eye, is expected to soar at 65,000 feet and can stay up in the air for up to four days. Boeing, the manufacturer of the drone, has equipped the unmanned aircraft with cameras, sensors and different varieties of spying devices. So is this the beginning of a new era of surveillance? John Glaser, assistant editor for AntiWar.com, joins us with his thoughts on drones.
Jun 4, 2012 by Boeing
Boeing's Phantom Eye is an unmanned airborne vehicle (UAV) that serves as an eye in the sky for surveillance, disaster relief, search and rescue, and a multitude of other uses. Program manager Drew Mallow talks about the innovations that made it possible.
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