How long till the police equip it with a service revolver?

Miami cops trial ‘hover and stare’ ducted-fan Dalek | The Register:

iami police have purchased a small Dalek-like aerial surveillance droid capable of “hover and stare” missions. The American cops intend to trial the flying wastebin surveillance platform in urban “tactical operations”.

 The machine in question is Honeywell’s Micro Air Vehicle, or MAV, also in service with the US Army under the name Class I Unmanned Air Vehicle. Rather than conventional wings or rotors the MAV employs a vertical ducted fan, which allows it to hover about in confined urban terrain – or soar at 10,000 feet and 60mph. It can stay airborne for almost an hour, and carries nightsight and thermal-imaging cameras.

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