Drone Zone: High-Tech War Games in Oregon?

Nick Lu NickLu.com
Eugene Weekly | May 20, 2011
If senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley have their way, and the FAA reauthorization bill is signed into law with an increase in drone-testing areas inserted, then a swath of high desert, currently home to sage grouse and antelope, could become prime real estate for drones or more accurately, unmanned aerial systems. As war becomes more and more like a high tech video game, the question becomes: Does Oregon want to be in the business of testing killing machines?

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