Conflict & Justice

Military Practices Flying Drones Over Northern New York


The MQ-9 Reaper in a maintenance bay. (Photo: David Sommerstein)

The drones that fly over Afghanistan are generally piloted by people sitting in the United States.

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Those pilots also fly training missions over domestic skies.

That's the case in northern New York.

North Country Public Radio's David Sommerstein reports on the fuzzy line between military preparation and a creepy eye in the sky.

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    The 174th Attack Wing at Hancock Air Base in Syracuse, NY. (Photo: David Sommerstein)