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The miniature helicopter, classified as an unmanned aerial vehicle, is almost silent when in use and is fitted with night-vision cameras to enable operators to carry out surveillance after dark.
It can be airborne in less than three minutes and the high-quality digital images it records can be instantly transmitted to a support vehicle or control room.
"It is much easier to control than an ordinary remote-controlled helicopter. It's pretty much forward, back, left, right and record," he said.
"They are military derived and obviously I can't talk too much about that particular use but they are essentially reconnaissance tools.
"The MOD owns part of the Stonehenge WHS and DE attends various stakeholder group meetings which discuss and direct the management of the site. It also directly contributes to the management of quite a large number of scheduled monuments within the WHS that fall within its ownership."
Our drone will be used primarily to support our anti-social behaviour taskforce AXIS, in gathering all important evidence to put offenders before the courts.
Unmanned spy planes could soon be used to carry out covert surveillance on UK citizens, under controversial new Government plans.