Drones can help in carrying out monitoring in a number of areas including security, monitoring illegal activities, natural disasters, concerts and big event, and more. Security National security and surveillance task forces can make great use of drone monitoring services. They can give live input at the borders and can help in detecting any infiltration in real time.
Moreover, they can aid in operations against looters, in coastal surveillance, in monitoring and surveillance against human trafficking, in anti terror operations etc. The US has been actively using drones for matters of national security and has used drones to widespread media coverage not just for recording and surveillance but also for carrying and firing weapons in many cases.