This winter, the Air Force plans to roll out a new system for collecting surveillance data using unmanned aircraft to better track enemy movements in Afghanistan. Officials acknowledge, however, that to keep up with the large amount of data generated, more automated methods of analysis will be needed.
SOURCE: Retired Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula, former deputy chief of staff for Air Force intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance - Jan. 2, 2011
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