The Triton UAVs were the first US Navy drones to be deployed to the Pacific. Photo: Kyodo
The Triton UAVs were the first US Navy drones to be deployed to the Pacific. Photo: Kyodo

US to make greater use of drones to spy on China, experts say

  • US Navy said on Friday that two MQ-4C Triton drones had been temporarily relocated from Guam to the Misawa base in northern Japan
  • Use of large unmanned reconnaissance aircraft will ‘increase the risk of miscalculation or friction with Chinese forces’, academic says

The Triton UAVs were the first US Navy drones to be deployed to the Pacific. Photo: Kyodo
The Triton UAVs were the first US Navy drones to be deployed to the Pacific. Photo: Kyodo
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