Tag Archives: MQ-1

INTERVIEW FROM LAST THURSDAY WITH WABC’S JOHN BATCHELOR REGARDING IRAN’S ATTEMPT AT SHOOTING DOWN A US PREDATOR DRONE

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IRANIAN SU-25s FIRE ON PREDATOR FLYING OVER THE PERSIAN GULF

Very interesting story for multiple reasons. First off these were SU-25s which lack a radar although they are fairly well suited for intercepting slower flying airplanes and helicopters due to their low-speed handling abilities. Furthermore, the Predator was in international … Read the rest of this entry

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COVER-UP: BENGHAZI ATTACK OCCURRED WHILE AC-130, PREDATORS, FIGHTERS & TIER ONE COUNTER TERRORISM TEAMS STOOD BY

Almost every unanswered question that enraged me about the attack on our Consulate in Benghazi on September 11th, 2012 has become fact. I received a lot of criticism for “speaking too soon” and “inferring too much” immediately after this travesty … Read the rest of this entry

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RAYTHEON’S MINI-MISSILE ALMOST READY FOR PRIME TIME DRONE ACTION

We have talked about the miniaturization of drone weaponry for months, and we know ATK’s micro guided bomblets and other projects are in the works, but Raytheon is close to finalizing their own micro-missile. This thing is like the AGM-114 … Read the rest of this entry

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TYLER’S 10 THOUGHTS ON THE FUTURE OF DRONE WARFARE

1.) Drones will grow up to become droids- That’s right, autonomy is not only on the way, in many ways it exists today. Over the last decade or two, drones have been like infant children, requiring hand holding and constant … Read the rest of this entry

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US DRONE PILOTS EXPERIENCING HIGH LEVELS OF STRESS

Many think the wiz-bang nature of fighting a war with a joystick and a computer screen, thousands of miles away from the battlefield, would be a relatively stress free dream job for most would-be warriors. This is not necessarily the case. As much … Read the rest of this entry

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PREDATOR DRONES SICK WITH A VIRUS!

Had no idea this could happen to sensitive a weapon system like this! http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/10/virus-hits-drone-fleet/

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Information surveillance & Recon Platform Wars Rage Over At The Pentagon

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Psychology Of Drone Warfare

VERY interesting read on the psychology, both macro and micro, of drone warfare. It’s amazing that we actually are talking about “drone warfare” isn’t it? This was once the territory of science fiction and comic books, now its a reality. http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story.jsp?channel=defense&id=news/dti/2011/07/01/DT_07_01_2011_p40-337605.xml&headline=Drone%20Impact%20On%20Pace%20Of%20War%20Draws%20Scrutiny&next=20

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