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Building a Network of Homeland Security Drones

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April 13, 2012

Building a Network of Homeland Security Drones

Public wireless infrastructure could be leveraged to enable unmanned aircraft-based sensor networks for homeland security.     By Kai Daniel and Christian Wietfeld, Communication Networks Institute, TU Dortmund University (www.tu-dortmund.de/uni/International), Dortmund, Germany.    Many of today’s unmanned aerial systems (UASs) are available at affordable prices, offering the potential for innovative new applications. For example, in