Firescout

Let’s put this under “Awesome spy stuff in real life” — the US Navy’s ‘Fire Scout’, an unmanned helicopter, was doing a trial run when it spotted a speedboat doing something…fishy (cause it was in the ocean, get it?…oh, never mind.) It followed said speedboat for three hours, until it met up with a fishing boat and the Coast Guard moved in. What they found were a bunch of drug runners guarding sixty kilos of cocaine, with another 200 kilos supposedly thrown overboard before the bust. Best of all, the whole thing was caught on video, so you can see it for yourself.

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Chris Gullo