Top 10 RPA myths busted

Myth: Military RPAs are used to spy on U.S. civilians. Fact: The Air Force only flies RPAs in the United States for training purposes. The only exception is with the appropriate level of coordination and approval RPAs can be used to support the aerial imagery needs of civil authorities in rare and urgent cases where local, state, or federal officials cannot use nonmilitary means of support. This level approval usually resides with the Secretary of Defense. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Senior Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo)

PHOTO BY: Senior Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo
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