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PGSS

The Persistent Ground Surveillance System or PGSS provided force protection and intelligence gathering capabilities for combat outposts (COPs) and forward operating bases (FOBs) throughout Afghanistan.


News Reports about ScanEagle

January 20, 2021. "Palantir's God's-Eye View of Afghanistan", Wired.com. An exerpt of the book First Platoon provides a vidid description of the Persistent Ground Surveillance System.


References

Video on PGSS. Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter explains the Persistent Ground Surveillance System during a demonstration at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. (Military.com, May 18, 2010).

Brochure on PGSS. A brochure describing 'lighter than air' systems is provided by Lockheed Martin.


 

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