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In Afghanistan, we construct unusual airfields - for unmanned aircraft

November 13 2008
05:07

U.S. military released information according to which the east of Afghanistan is building airfields for unmanned aircraft - drones. Such aircraft are used for reconnaissance and strikes against terrorist bases. In particular, the drones' Predeytor "apply the Pentagon and the CIA to fire fighters of al-Qaida in the area surrounding the Afghanistan-Pakistan border

Airfields being built just near the border with Pakistan and, according to the U.S. military, will facilitate the task of tracking the movements and the destruction of the militants.

Note that last year the U.S. Congress authorized the Defense Department to spend the military budget of 1,3 billion dollars to produce an additional number of UAVs and the systems necessary for their operation. This year, the Pentagon will spend for the same purpose in the half, Vesti reports.

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