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The Drone Industry's Ready to Take Off: Required Reading

Lisa Halverstadt, VOICE OF SAN DIEGO

Friday, June 6, 2014

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• A National University System report released in fall 2012 predicted San Diego County’s drone industry could double once commercial uses are allowed but emphasized that the region is already banking on unmanned systems purchased via federal Department of Defense contracts.
The study estimated that industry brought at least $1.3 billion to the local economy in 2011 alone.