A version of this article appears in the June 16 edition of Aviation Week & Space Technology. As proven in Afghanistan, a surveillance platform that can stare at a large urban area while following the movements of individuals is valuable in tracking insurgent networks. Now the technology could be used to monitor borders, track wildfires or provide security at large public events. Building on its experience on the Gorgon Stare system operational in Afghanistan on U.S. Air Force General ...


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