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Drone Origins: World War II and Vietnam-era Remotely Piloted Vehicles

A DC-130 carries two Ryan Firebee drones under its wing. Drone Origins “Moreover, the pilot of the future will not even need to leave home to wage a foreign war” “In all, an odd prospect: Air combat conducted by men … Continue reading

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U.S. drone operator speaks out

Following a widely-publicized interview with Der Spiegel last year, GQ has a long article on the drone sensor operator, or “sensor”, Brandon Bryant. The interview is important since it helps debunk many of the common myths associated with drone warfare: … Continue reading

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