Thu, Feb 14, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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derives from current news, though we reserve the right to pick
quotes out of history that have a bearing on the day's events and
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We got led astray with our previous project. We want to
make sure that doesn’t happen again. We want something that
will serve for many years."
Source: Rear Adm. Gary Blore, head of
acquisitions for the United States Coast Guard. Even as other
branches of the armed forces eagerly deploy a number of unmanned
aerial vehicles -- both domestically, and in battle zones overseas
-- the USCG says it will be several years before it deploys UAVs to
watch over the country's maritime borders, due to the lack of
suitable UAVs now available.
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