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Chile purchases UAV from Israel for border control of contraband and drugs

Thursday, October 6th 2011 - 20:25 UTC
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Chile confirmed it had purchased Israeli manufactured Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) which will be used for border surveying to control contraband and drugs. However the UAV won’t be operational for at least another two years. Read full article

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  • ManRod

    having the 1st and 3rd world leaders of cocaine production in the north, this is the least that should be acquired to limit the traffic in such a big unpopulated and uncontrolled area in the north.

    It's the Hermes 900 that has been acquired, the quantity is yet unknown:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BuhxAR8wLQo

    Oct 06th, 2011 - 09:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Sergio Vega

    You´r right, Manrod......it´s the lest that can be done....Congratulations to the Chilean GVT.
    It will mean safety for us, the common people....

    Oct 07th, 2011 - 02:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Philippe

    UAVs are an excellent complement to heavy artillery. Chile needs to watch its three neighbours- not only the two northern ones. UAVs are also needed in the Magellan Region.

    Philippe

    Oct 07th, 2011 - 01:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ManRod

    nah, dont think so... they should be kept in the north.
    There is no military use for them in the Magallanes region.
    They should be used for narco-related and immigrant issues only.

    Oct 08th, 2011 - 01:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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