US Spy Drone: Tracks Entire City in ...

US Spy Drone: Tracks Entire City in Real-Time

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#1 Jan 28, 2013
Amazing...and dangerous.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/articl...

"The eye in the sky that can see your every move: Terrifying U.S. military spy drone can track an ENTIRE CITY like real-time Google Street View"

- The ARGUS-IS can view an area of 15 sq/miles in a single image
- Its zoom capability can detect an object as small as 6in on the ground
- Developed by BAE as part of a $18million DARPA project
- System works by stringing together 368 digital camera chips

by Damien Gayle

sinister airborne surveillance camera gives the U.S. military the ability to track movements in an entire city like a real-time Google Street View.

The ARGUS-IS array can be mounted on unmanned drones to capture an area of 15 sq/miles in an incredible 1,800MP - that's 225 times more sensitive than an iPhone camera.

From 17,500ft the remarkable surveillance system can capture objects as small as 6in on the ground and allows commanders to track movements across an entire battlefield in real time.

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'It is important for the public to know that some of these capabilities exist,' said Yiannis Antoniades, the BAE engineer who designed the system, in a recent PBS broadcast....
hey now now

Columbus, OH

#2 Jan 28, 2013
Imagine! All that technology and some insider lets the underwear jihadi onto the plane anyway.

Remember the witnesses said underwear jihadi had a helper get him on board with no documents. Will that tech catch the minders?

Why no whizzbang video from Sandy Hook?

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