TITLE

DHS Predator Flights Begin In Texas Today

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Defense Daily;9/1/2010, Vol. 247 Issue 44, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will begin flights of its Predator Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Texas. It states that the deployment of the drone aircrafts is aimed at monitoring Texas' border with Mexico. It also mentions that the U.S. government has authorized the deployment of an additional 1,200 National Guard troops to the border to provide intelligence and support counter-narcotics enforcement.
ACCESSION #
54016161

 

Related Articles

  • SECURE BORDER INITIATIVE: DHS Needs to Reconsider Its Proposed Investment in Key Technology Program. Hite, Randolph C. // GAO Reports;6/17/2010, preceding p1 

    The article presents a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the need to reassess the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) proposed Secure Border Initiative (SBI) referred to as SBInet. The report aims to determine the extent to which DHS has classified the scope of...

  • Preliminary Observations on Border Control Measures for the Southwest Border.  // GAO Reports;2/15/2011, preceding p1 

    The article focuses on the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) regarding the border security of the U.S. in 2010. It states that the Border Patrol has reported the achievement of varying degrees of operational control over 873 of about 2,000 southwest border miles,...

  • House GOP Expected To Resume Push To Exempt Border Patrol From Environmental Laws Across National Parks.  // National Parks Traveler;1/9/2012, p1 

    The article reports the impact of H.R. 1505 bill on national parks in the U.S. It mentions that the said bill introduced by Representatives Doc Hastings and Rob Bishop could prohibit the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture from taking action on public lands which could obstruct border...

  • Partnership Agreements and Enhanced Oversight Could Strengthen Coordination of Efforts on Indian Reservations. Gambler, Rebecca // GAO Reports;4/5/2013, preceding pI 

    The article focuses on a report issued by the U.S. Government Accountability Office to U.S. Senator Jon Tester regarding border security. It states that government-to-government agreements help U.S. Border Patrol and tribal officials in enhancing coordination for establishment of law enforcement...

  • Great Blunders?: The Great Wall of China, the Berlin Wall, and the Proposed United States/Mexico Border Fence. Langerbein, Helmut // History Teacher;Nov2009, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p9 

    The article discusses and analyzes the reasons for erecting the Great Wall of China and the Berlin Wall in Berlin, Germany, which demonstrates that both grew from political, historical, geographical, cultural, and economic circumstances. It is suggested that this article provides a beginning for...

  • US-Mexico Border Security.  // Background Information Summaries;4/24/2013, p1 

    Illegal immigration into the United States (US) across the southwest border is at a 40-year low, with authorities making 420,789 arrests in fiscal year 2013—estimated to be 10 to 30% of the total traffic. Efforts to secure the border completely, starting in the early 2000s, have run into...

  • SOUTHWEST BORDER: More Timely Border Patrol Access and Training Could Improve Security Operations and Natural Resource Protection on Federal Lands. Shear, William B. // GAO Reports;10/19/2010, preceding p1 

    The article presents a study on the policies concerning Border Patrol access and training conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). It reports that the GAO examined several policies including federal land management laws, to which the Border Patrol is obliged to comply, and...

  • Drones Over Lone Star State.  // Air Safety Week;6/28/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 26, p9 

    The article reports that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has obtained permission from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to use GA-ASI Predator unmanned aerial systems (UAS) along the Texas border. DHS currently has four Predators patrolling the U.S.-Canada and Mexico-Arizona...

  • Predator Patrols TX-Mexico Border.  // Air Safety Week;9/13/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 35, p4 

    The article offers information on the statement of U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano regarding the launch of Predator Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) flights on September 1, 2010. As stated, DHS unmanned aerial will cover the Southwest Border from El Centro...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics