Pakistan Drone Program Unveiled
Pakistan Drone Program Unveiled

Pakistan Drone Program Unveiled

Pakistan drone program unveiled, amid growing protests over U.S. drone strikes in Pakistani soil.

Amid growing protests over U.S. drone strikes in Pakistani soil, the military in Pakistan unveiled its own domestically produced drone program Monday.

After years of preparation, the Strategically Unmanned Aerial Vehicles were formally announced by Gen. Ashfaq Kayani, chief of Pakistan’s military. The drones, called Burraq and Shahpar, will not be armed and are to be used only for surveillance, military officials said.

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