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Chinese Drone Program Growing

BEIJING (AP) — Determined to kill or capture a murderous Mekong River drug lord, China's security forces considered a tactic they'd never tried before: calling a drone strike on his remote hideaway deep in the hills of Myanmar.

The attack didn't happen — the man was later captured and brought to China for trial — but the fact that authorities were considering such an option cast new light on China's unmanned aerial vehicle program, which has been quietly percolating for years and now appears to be moving into overdrive.

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  • UnCivilServant||

    Darnit, china, didn't losing to Vietnam teach you guys anything either? The Mekong river is their turf, let them handle the indochinese pennesula and it's thugs.

  • UnCivilServant||

    *Yes, I know they guy wasn't in vietnam, but after they took care of Pol Pot, they took on the 'policemen of indochina' role

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