|Image of Tom Ridge
giving testimony on September 12, 2004, overlaid on picture of
ABP Border Hawk.
points to promise of unmanned aerial vehicles
C-SPAN - Sept. 20 -- Tom Ridge, Homeland
"We are now
using unmanned aerial vehicles where heretofore it has been very
difficult for the Border Patrol to get to and we have adjusted
our tactics accordingly."
"We have begun to experiment with
unmanned aerial vehicles so that we have an opportunity to see
what's going on in some of the more difficult terrain..."
"The latest experiment that I think has high
potential, the greatest potential, is unmanned aerial vehicles."