The All-Seeing Eye Of DARPA’s Drones Revealed

Surreal dystopian science fiction come to life: from the PBS Rise of the Drones series, the Pentagon’s ARGUS 1.8-billion-pixel surveillance sensor allows airborne drones to capture unending, minutely-detailed video streams of everything occurring far down below on Earth. The idea is to avoid “mistakes” like the killing of 23 Afghan civilians because a drone detected that one was holding an indeterminate object shaped somewhat like a rifle:

9 Comments on "The All-Seeing Eye Of DARPA’s Drones Revealed"

  1. Is it safe to say that American tax dollars are going into the servers used to store the videos from this technology?

  2. lazy_friend | Feb 5, 2013 at 3:16 pm |

    Wait till they come out with the pin point laser from space technology. I know they have it. The only limit to a laser is its power source, and in space, that is the mother effing sun. Drones are pretty intimidating, but the real weapon is far beyond our range of sight.

  3. lazy_friend | Feb 5, 2013 at 3:16 pm |

    Wait till they come out with the pin point laser from space technology. I know they have it. The only limit to a laser is its power source, and in space, that is the mother effing sun. Drones are pretty intimidating, but the real weapon is far beyond our range of sight.

  4. But don’t worry, this will only be used on the ‘bad guys’.

  5. BuzzCoastin | Feb 5, 2013 at 7:32 pm |

    funny how they got all this video archive
    and yet
    the average Homelander has never seen the video of the Pentagon attack on 911
    or any other relevant surveillance video

    it’s also pretty interesting to see all the tats on the government drone handlers
    wtf’s up wid dat?
    nice psyop, I give it a 7

  6. BrettjPrice | Feb 5, 2013 at 10:17 pm |

    another massive waste of resources…………….more and more and more and more and more fear.

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