Navy proposes drone operations base in California

About 700 personnel and their families would move to Point…

About 700 personnel and their families would move to Point Mugu under a military proposal to make Naval Base Ventura County the West Coast home for a drone aircraft.

The Ventura County Star reports the Navy is seeking public comment on its proposal to base four remotely-controlled Triton Unmanned Aircraft Systems at Point Mugu for marine reconnaissance beginning in 2020. The base also would serve as a maintenance center, supporting up to four additional aircraft.

Naval officials released a draft environmental assessment on Friday. The public can comment on it until March 11.

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