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Unmanned Aircraft to Patrol California-Mexico Border

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Already in use along other border states along Mexico and Canada, Predator B unmanned surveillance drones will be unveiled a press conference today in Palmdale. The planes, which will be operated out of the Lake Los Angeles area, will patrol not just land, but the sea, according to the various papers. The planes' primary focus will be drug smuggling.