October 14, 2005

Night Border Hawk to Deploy
System to Support Minutemen

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Qualification Flights Complete
Sierra Vista, Arizona - Oct 14 -- Following completion of successful night qualification flights, American Border Patrol's Border will deploy the Border Hawk M to New Mexico this weekend to support the Minutemen. Equipped with a FLIR camera, special terrain avoidance electronics, and a classified intelligence gathering system, the Border Hawk is capable of spotting illegal border traffic in the pitch black of the desert night. Images can be transmitted to Minuteman Headquarters for further action.
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