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Drones Are Controversial But Profitable For San Diego

Alison St. John, KPBS

Thursday, August 16, 2012

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San Diego is a prime location for the development of drones. In fact, a study currently underway by the National University System Institute for Policy Research suggests developing drones and UAVs brings more than a billion dollars a year into the San Diego economy.
Kelly Cunningham of NUSPR said San Diego-based General Atomics and Northrop Grumman are the main developers, but several smaller San Diego defense contractors are also working on UAVs.