Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Role of DoD Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Homeland Security - Border Security, History of UAVs (Remotely Piloted Aircraft - RPA, Drones)
by Progressive Management
This paper seeks to identify roles in which the nation can leverage these assets in the defense of the homeland. Drug interdiction, port security, disaster relief, search and rescue, and border patrol are just a few potential roles. Finally, this paper looks at potential obstacles, both legal and policy, to implementing a proposed way-ahead.