October 31st, 2011
s the government tightens its grip on everything from internet traffic to consumer purchasing habits they’ll need new technologies to maintain law and order in the new American paradigm.
The latest weapon’s system to be added to the police state quiver is the ShadowHawk Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, slated to be the eye-in-the-sky over Montgomery County, Texas, which has a population of about 500,000 people and neighbors the Greater Houston metropolitan area.
The U-A-V is capable of investigating crimes in progress. It also has night vision and can pick up heat signatures.
It’s been used for military operations in countries like Afghanistan and East Africa but now it’s coming to a country near you.
“We’re the only sheriff’s office in the state that’s going to have a piece of equipment like this,” said Montgomery County Sheriff Tommy Gage.
Sheriff Gage introduced his department’s newest tool, the ShadowHawk Unmanned Aerial Vehicle or UAV.
“We look forward to utilizing it in a variety of capacities that protect our employees from harm to the extent possible and to enhance the protection to our citizens and their safety,” said Montgomery County Chief Deputy Randy McDaniel.
At the bargain price of just $1 per resident, the $500,000 UAV is capable of real-time monitoring during day or night, and if necessary, engaging criminals or suspects with on board weapon systems: