Part 3: The Overcrowded Skies Part 3: The Overcrowded Skies

Part 3: The Overcrowded Skies

by Justin Fines, Labour , Morgan Currie, Dean Fleischer-Camp, Lindsay Utz, David Axe, Rus Garofalo, Andrew Bouvé

November 12, 2008
/youtube]There's a problem brewing over the skies of Iraq, and it's not weather related. Thanks to a new generation of cheaper, smaller robots, Iraqi airspace is now filled almost to capacity with unmanned aerial vehicles. These radio-controlled planes give the armed forces unprecedented powers of surveillance, but how will the military respond to the dangerous traffic nightmare overhead?Continued in Part 4, "Rescue Bots of the Future."
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Part 3: The Overcrowded Skies