A Pilotless Plane To Snoop Over Bosnia

BEGINNING NEXT MONTH, the skies of Bosnia will be patrolled by Predator--an unmanned surveillance plane equipped with some of the U.S. military's most sophisticated cameras and radar. An earlier version of Predator, whose prime contractor is San Diego-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., began flying missions in Bosnia last summer. Among other exploits, it confirmed that Serbian guns had not been pulled back from Sarajevo as promised. Now, three Predators have been fitted with an advanced, all-weather radar system from Westinghouse Electric Corp.

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