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Will the Drone Business Fly?

Building San Diego's private drone industry

Eric Wolff, SAN DIEGO MAGAZINE

Thursday, August 15, 2013

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Together, the two companies are a powerful economic force in the region. According to a study from the National University System Institute for Policy Research, the two companies provided 7,135 direct and indirect jobs in San Diego County in 2011, and managed $1.28 billion in UAV contracts. Combined, they produce about 60 percent of all UAVs in the world.