The Multibillion-Dollar U.S. Spy Agency You Haven’t Heard of | Foreign Policy

With the capability to watch an area of 10 or even 15 square miles at a time, it would take just two drones hovering over Manhattan to continuously observe and follow all outdoor human activity, night and day. It can zoom in on an object as small as a stick of butter on a plate and store up to 1 million terabytes of data a day. That capacity would allow analysts to look back in time over days, weeks, or months. Technology is in the works to enable drones to remain aloft for years at a time.

Source: The Multibillion-Dollar U.S. Spy Agency You Haven’t Heard of | Foreign Policy

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