29 May 2013

Brazil uses two drones

11:41 am on 29 May 2013

The Brazilian Air Force will deploy two drones over the stadiums Rio and Brasilia during the opening and closing of the football Confederations Cup next month.

The unmanned aerial vehicles are fitted with cameras radars and sensors to monitor the movements of people and vehicles.

The Confederations Cup tournament will act as a rehearsal for next year's World Cup.

Nearly 600-thousand of the 826-thousand tickets have already sold, with 97-percent of the tickets sold so far bought by Brazilians.