American Border Patrol UAV Chronology
June, 2002 -- American Border Patrol incorporates, announces plans to investigate use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) on border in 'The American Border Patrol Story':
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April 25, 2003 - ABP tests "Border Hawk" UAV equipped with high-resolution camera. Images sent live over the Internet.
April 27, 2003 - Border Hawk flies over border area for first time. Live images on Internet
April 30, 2003 - Border Hawk spots "intruders" on border
May 2, 2003 - Border Hawk featured on KVOA TV, Tucson
May 4, 2003 - Border Patrol officer praises Border Hawk
May 10, 2003 - Hispanics say Border Hawk is racist
May 13, 2003 - CNN says Border Hawk "kinda cool"
May 13, 2003 - Reuters says Border Hawk is vigilante
May 16, 2003 - Border Hawk sends live video over MSNBC with Lester Holt
May 21, 2003 - Border Hawk featured on MSNBC's Savage Nation