"Look Ma, no pilots." Topic
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|Private Matter||24 Sep 2013 12:24 p.m. PST|
Training targets or perhaps decoys in an all out air strike? Just think how these can be used.
|Ron W DuBray ||24 Sep 2013 12:54 p.m. PST|
I don't under stand why this is in the news, they have been flying RC full sized aircraft since 1943 as targets, as weapons, as decoys, etc.
|Private Matter||24 Sep 2013 1:00 p.m. PST|
Yea, but at Mach 1.47? My first thought is to send these in armed HARM munitions followed by the main strike with crewed planes may help reduce casualties among the flak catchers. Just a thought.
|Sergeant Paper||24 Sep 2013 5:02 p.m. PST|
What the hell? This is NOT news, drone aircraft have served as targets for decades.
The Beeb evidently can't read any of the numerous unclassified sources (like Aviation Week, or Janes) that have mentioned drone targets.
|Sergeant Paper||24 Sep 2013 5:08 p.m. PST|
And for the "Campaign to Stop Killer Robots" -- scorn
slight regard, contempt.