TITLE

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

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Helicopter News;1/5/2010, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has taken the delivery of its sixth Predator B Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). According to Michael Kostelnik, assistant commissioner for CBP's Office of Air and Marine, the MQ-9 Predator B Guardian built by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will be used in counter-drug missions. The U.S. Coast Guard pilots are being trained to operate the aircraft.
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47420725

 

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