TITLE

CBP Takes Delivery of First Maritime Predator UAS; Coast Guard Participating

AUTHOR(S)
Biesecker, Calvin
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Defense Daily;12/9/2009, Vol. 244 Issue 46, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) took the delivery of its first maritime Predator Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Assistant commissioner for CBP's Office of Air and Marine, Michael Kostelnik, discusses position and responsibilities of the aircraft in counter drug mission. It also states that the U.S. Coast Guard pilots have been, and continue to be, trained to operate the aircraft and will operate alongside Air and Marine personnel.
ACCESSION #
47381224

 

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