Communities Compete to Be Silicon Valley of Domestic Drone Production

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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