Communities Compete to Be Silicon Valley of Domestic Drone Production

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Across the country, states are vying to attract the engineers who will build our new domestic drone force, and they’re finding that being a hub for drone production and testing could be a major economic boom for their area.

According to Peter Singer, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, local governments see the potential:

“You have all of these different locals around the nation looking at the award of these test sites as their chance to get in on the bottom floor; their chance to be the Silicon Valley equivalent.”

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