08 November 2009

A fascinating article on strategy pages about the inevitability of an all unmanned fighter fleet. An interesting thing to note about this switch is that UAV Pilots are starting to show signs of PTSD. The New Yorker covered this in a recent article I can't find online. They made the point that people aren't quite comfortable killing people remotely, it removes the element of danger for the killer. By taking your troops off the battlefield, and eliminating all risk, the notion of being a warrior is significantly changed.



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