The 9th Soul

Advanced Surveillance Tech for Unmanned Drones Credited In Iraq

Posted in security, technology by Fated Blue on September 13, 2008

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“Investigative reporter Bob Woodward states that America has developed secret capabilities ‘to locate, target and kill key individuals in groups such as al-Qaeda in Iraq, the Sunni insurgency and renegade Shia militias, or so-called special groups. The operations incorporated some of the most highly classified techniques and information in the US government.’ The LA Times now reports, ‘As part of an escalating offensive against extremist targets in Pakistan, the United States is deploying Predator aircraft equipped with sophisticated new surveillance systems that were instrumental in crippling the insurgency in Iraq, according to US military and intelligence officials.’ Part of the capabilities appear to be that the unmanned flying drones can track targets even inside of buildings.”

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