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Australia buying high-tech drones to monitor nearby seas

Australia will buy a fleet of small unmanned spy planes to monitor adjacent seas for foreign navy vessels, illegal fishing and people smuggling, the government in Canberra has announced. The Turnbull government said today it had agreed to buy six Triton drones from US military company Northrop Grumman for A$7 billion (US$5.18 billion). The long-range […]

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