According to the Department of Defense Report to Congress on Future Unmanned Aircraft Systems Training, Operations, and Sustainability (April 2012), Florida has nine (9) locations that have been designated as potential basing locations for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) [i.e. drones] (p. 8 ff.).
The table below gives information on the types of drones that are proposed for basing at each location.
|BASE||Predator/Reaper type||Shadow/Raven type||Other|
|Hurlburt Field||MQ1B, MQ9A||RQ-11B||Wasp, Puma|
|Avon Park||MQ1B, MQ9A|
|NOLF Choctaw||RQ-11B||Wasp, Puma, Scan Eagle|
|Archer Field||Wasp, MAV|
How long will it be before you see and hear drones overhead?