You read that right, DARPA’s ARGUS-IS (Autonomous Real-time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance – Imaging System) was designed specifically to be used with military UAVs, such as the Predator, and is powerful enough to accurately photograph a 6-inch object within a 10-square-mile radius from 20,000-feet in the air. Continue reading for a video and more information.

It uses proprietary software and equipment (can track objects with up to 65 simultaneous windows) to stream approximately 1-million terabytes of video per day, which is equal to 5,000 hours of HD footage.



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