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Could the Pentagon’s 1.8 Gigapixel Drone Camera Be Used for Domestic Surveillance?

Argus gigapixel persistant stare camera (small clip from nova video on my drones board).


Chinese UAV AVIC Cloud Shadow appears to have a span of around 20 m (66 ft.), like the General Atomics Avenger used by the U.S. Air Force, though the Chinese aircraft is less bulky and probably lighter. The wing is swept slightly. While an array of bombs and air-to-surface missiles surrounded the Cloud Shadow on display, there is no guarantee that all have been integrated on the aircraft.

What will military drones in the future look like? The OBSIDIAN series concept is operated by USAF and enters service in the year 2024. It's shape is derived from decades of stealth knowhow and operates on either human or internal AI to complete it's miss…