While many privacy activists have their sights set on military drones and internet-based surveillance programs, the Army is set to begin testing a system capable of monitoring airspace for 340 miles in every direction.
The U.S. has a history of commandeering military technology for use against Americans. Now the drones, remote-controlled aircrafts that have been used extensively in Iraq and Afghanistan, are coming home to domestic airspace.
On May 5, 2009, two men working in Afghanistan for the private military contractor Paravant killed two Afghani civilians. Now, the company argues it's not liable for the deaths because they occurred after work hours.