A Peek at Secretive Firm Behind Failing “Gorgon Stare” Surveillance Technology

By: Tuesday January 25, 2011 4:40 pm

Ellen Nakashima reports in the Washington Post that the “Gorgon Stare” surveillance technology that was first discussed in early January now appears to be failing to meet its design specifications but still is likely to be deployed to Afghanistan late this winter. Nakasihima’s report notes that the technology is being developed by Sierra Nevada Corporation, which has headquarters in Sparks, Nevada.

 

New Surveillance Drone to Overwhelm Military With Useless Video

By: Sunday January 2, 2011 2:40 pm

The Washington Post informs us Sunday that the Air Force will soon be deploying new drone surveillance technology that the military claims will enable movements across an entire town to be monitored “in real time.” Of course, there are significant questions about just how this technology will be of value.

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