Navy Drones May Be Headed to Florida

Posted April 26, 2016 at 5:57am

The Florida Times-Union reports that “The US Navy has announced Mayport Naval Station is one of three possible bases for a squadron of unmanned surveillance drones.”  

“In addition to Mayport, Key West Naval Air Station and the NASA Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va., are being considered.”  

“US Sen. Bill Nelson wrote Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, arguing in favor of the Florida bases.”  

“The Navy intends to have five bases around the world for the drones.”