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Border agency overextended on drone program

Posted By kurtnimmo On June 11, 2012 @ 12:25 pm In Border Control & Illegal Immigration,Old Infowars Posts Style,Tile | Comments Disabled

Stephen Dinan
The Washington Times
June 11, 2012

The Homeland Security Department ordered so many drones it can’t keep them all flying and doesn’t have a good plan for how to use them, according to a new audit that the department’s inspector general released Monday.

In a blunt assessment, investigators said Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Air and Marine has a fleet of nine “unmanned aircraft systems” and is awaiting a 10th — though it doesn’t have enough ground support and doesn’t have a good plan for prioritizing missions.

“CBP procured unmanned aircraft before implementing adequate plans,” the investigators said.

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