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URLwire for Monday, December 24, 2002
 
NOVA Site Provides Details On Unmanned Spy Plane 

CNN this week reported an unmanned reconnaissance drone, the Predator, was lost over southern Iraq, and it is presumed to have been shot down. U.S. officials also say that Iraq has stepped up efforts lately to target drones. For interactive information about drones, vist NOVA's Web Site "Spies that Fly" at
http://www.pbs.org/nova/spiesfly/
 

NOVA Site Provides Details On Unmanned Spy Plane
 
In newly declassified footage, NOVA reveals the exploits of America’s secret weapon in the air war over Afghanistan: unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones.
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In newly declassified footage, NOVA reveals the exploits of America’s secret weapon in the air war over Afghanistan: unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones. Today’s pilotless planes, like the Predator and Global Hawk, are just a taste of what the future holds—from tiny flyers that can fit in your pocket to super-efficient jets that soar halfway around the world. These smart robots fly, spy, and shoot in places too risky for human pilots to venture. “Spies that Fly” airs Tuesday, January 7, at 8 PM ET on PBS (check local listings).

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