facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

China to build 2 drone bases

Oct. 21, 2012 at 1:11 AM   |   Comments

SHENYANG, China, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- China will build two drone military bases in Liaoning province for marine surveillance purposes, officials said Saturday.

One base will be built in the coastal city of Yingkou to cover the Bohai Sea area and the other will be constructed in Dalian city to cover parts of the Yellow Sea within the province's jurisdiction, Xinhua News Agency reported.

The bases will feature high-definition, remote-sensing marine surveillance cameras to help authorities respond more quickly to emergency situations, the oceanic and fishing department of the provincial government said.

They will also be used to identify illegal land reclamation activities and sand dredging, and monitor marine environments along the coast and on islets.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Source: Ferguson cop beaten before shooting
2
Boko Haram overruns Nigerian police academy
3
Robert Hansen, notorious Alaska serial killer, dead at 75
4
Brady Morton's body discovered three days after Port Huron Float Down
5
Federal judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback