Longest undefended border in the world?


Sparrow
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Not for long!

The U.S. is beefing up security along its Canadian border with a fleet of unmanned and unarmed Predator B drone aircrafts, whose highly sophisticated cameras and sensors can see a cigarette from 8km away.

For many years, the U.S. and Canada have shared the longest undefended border in the world. But that's all about to change. The U.S. is creating a fleet of unarmed and unmanned Predator B drone aircrafts worth about $10 million each, the first of which are already in the air.


Longest undefended border in the world? Not for long | Sympatico.ca News

This is going over like a lead balloon with many people. It means they will be able to see 8km away including into Canada, unacceptable.
 
karrie
No Party Affiliation
#2
Your article seems happy about it....

"Provided that the U.S. doesn't take any liberties and, in fact, does communicate with Canada, the drones can be seen as a positive addition to our border. What's more, they are a technologically advantageous alternative to a potentially costlier, coast-to-coast, obtrusive, armed, and heavily patrolled border.

If all goes well, they will help develop a cohesive and effective cross border strategy that will thwart smuggling and boost Canadian security."
 
EagleSmack
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Quote: Originally Posted by Sparrow View Post

This is going over like a lead balloon with many people. It means they will be able to see 8km away including into Canada, unacceptable.

So should us Yanks be limited to traveling only 7Kms into Canada? You wouldn't want us seeing what you guys have at 8Kms now would you?

Good grief Charlie Brown.
 
petros
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9 years behind the times on this story.
 
SLM
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Quote: Originally Posted by EagleSmack View Post

So should us Yanks be limited to traveling only 7Kms into Canada? You wouldn't want us seeing what you guys have at 8Kms now would you?

Good grief Charlie Brown.

That's too bad too, because all the really cool stuff is 7.5 km in.
 
EagleSmack
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Quote: Originally Posted by SLM View Post

That's too bad too, because all the really cool stuff is 7.5 km in.

Damn... I knew it, I knew it, I knew it!

Can't wait till the Predator C's come out.
 
petros
#7
75KM they can see in several spectra but there isn't much to see except maybe UFOS
 
Cliffy
Free Thinker
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They're studying our job demographics so they know where to send the US immigrants coming here to fill our vacancies.
 
petros
#9
Anywhere on the prairies. Jobs galore.
 
Cliffy
Free Thinker
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Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

Anywhere on the prairies. Jobs galore.

Coming soon to a flood zone near you.
 
EagleSmack
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Quote: Originally Posted by Cliffy View Post

They're studying our job demographics so they know where to send the US immigrants coming here to fill our vacancies.

Can Predator B's study job demographics? Wow... we're pretty good.
 
Sparrow
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Quote: Originally Posted by EagleSmack View Post

So should us Yanks be limited to traveling only 7Kms into Canada? You wouldn't want us seeing what you guys have at 8Kms now would you?

Good grief Charlie Brown.

Look I have no problem if they keep them 8km inside the US border and watch their side only.
 
Cliffy
Free Thinker
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Quote: Originally Posted by EagleSmack View Post

Can Predator B's study job demographics? Wow... we're pretty good.

They can tell what brand of condom you are using and what breed of chicken.
 
EagleSmack
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Quote: Originally Posted by Sparrow View Post

Look I have no problem if they keep them 8km inside the US border and watch their side only.

What good is that? We want to spy.
 
wulfie68
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Quote: Originally Posted by Sparrow View Post

Look I have no problem if they keep them 8km inside the US border and watch their side only.

Just out of curiosity, do you have issues with neighbours/passers-by looking into your yard too?
 
Durry
-1
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Quote: Originally Posted by EagleSmack View Post

What good is that? We want to spy.

Do you really want to know how much American technology we have??? You know we subsidize the easterners to compete against you using your technology,,,eeerrrr let's just keep this info between us on this forum ,,,eh !!
 
karrie
No Party Affiliation
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Quote: Originally Posted by Sparrow View Post

Look I have no problem if they keep them 8km inside the US border and watch their side only.

What exactly are they going to see that you have an issue with?

If it weren't for the fact that our militaries train together and we regularly have US police and army personnel working/training alongside our men on our own soil (so they already know everything that's here), then I might understand. But, as it is, we are friends, and allies, and I fail to see what you have an issue with them seeing.
 
gerryh
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give an inch..... take a mile.
 
petros
+1
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What if I accidentally shoot one down during duck season?
 
damngrumpy
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First of all I do not approve of giving any country access to our air space, except for
commercial flights that travel both ways. I also do not approve of police from another
country having the ability to stop traffic in Canada under any circumstances.
I am not anti American I have too many relatives for that, but we are two separate
nations, and we want to keep it that way. That is not to say that the two countries should
not cooperate with one another in serious situations or emergencies. I do think firemen
and rescue personnel should cross the boarder to assist. If America stays on their side
of the boarder with their drones that is there business if they cross the boarder that is our
business.
 
Bar Sinister
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Quote: Originally Posted by Cliffy View Post

They can tell what brand of condom you are using and what breed of chicken.

Wait a minute. Do you need a condom with a chicken?
 
Sparrow
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Quote: Originally Posted by karrie View Post

What exactly are they going to see that you have an issue with?

If it weren't for the fact that our militaries train together and we regularly have US police and army personnel working/training alongside our men on our own soil (so they already know everything that's here), then I might understand. But, as it is, we are friends, and allies, and I fail to see what you have an issue with them seeing.

READ THE FOLLOWING QUOTE.

Quote: Originally Posted by damngrumpy View Post

First of all I do not approve of giving any country access to our air space, except for
commercial flights that travel both ways. I also do not approve of police from another
country having the ability to stop traffic in Canada under any circumstances.
I am not anti American I have too many relatives for that, but we are two separate
nations, and we want to keep it that way. That is not to say that the two countries should
not cooperate with one another in serious situations or emergencies. I do think firemen
and rescue personnel should cross the boarder to assist. If America stays on their side
of the boarder with their drones that is there business if they cross the boarder that is our
business.

I agree 100% and I couldn't have said it better.
 
Cliffy
Free Thinker
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Quote: Originally Posted by Bar Sinister View Post

Wait a minute. Do you need a condom with a chicken?

You wouldn't want to contract avian aids, now would you?
 
EagleSmack
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Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

What if I accidentally shoot one down during duck season?

Then you'll have a neat trophy to hang on your wall Petros.

Quote: Originally Posted by damngrumpy View Post

I also do not approve of police from another
country having the ability to stop traffic in Canada under any circumstances.

Are Americans making traffic stops in Canada? Are Canadians doing the same here?


Quote:

If America stays on their side of the boarder with their drones that is there business if they cross the boarder that is our
business.

Leave hockey out of this!
 
Tonington
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Quote: Originally Posted by EagleSmack View Post

So should us Yanks be limited to traveling only 7Kms into Canada? You wouldn't want us seeing what you guys have at 8Kms now would you?

Good grief Charlie Brown.

Better not mention any of the satellites up there. Google might be contracted by DC...lol
 
DurkaDurka
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Quote: Originally Posted by Sparrow View Post

Look I have no problem if they keep them 8km inside the US border and watch their side only.

If the US was interested in spying on us, they have satellites that could see a lot more than a predator drone.

Quote: Originally Posted by Durry View Post

Do you really want to know how much American technology we have??? You know we subsidize the easterners to compete against you using your technology,,,eeerrrr let's just keep this info between us on this forum ,,,eh !!

WTF are you talking about? Another troll by the village idiot.