Not far from the strip in Vegas, a group of unassuming buildings have become similar 2 ‘trenches’ in WWI; difference? 2day’s ‘warriors’ [*cough*bullisht] are fighting w/o getting in harm’s way, using drones 2 attack targets in Afghanistan & Pakistan.
Remote-controlled drones , such as the Predator, are proving increasingly popular w/u.s. military.
There are now more than 7,000 UAVs ranging from the workhorse, the Predator, & its beefier, deadlier kin the Reaper, 2 army drones like the tiny hand-launched Raven & larger Shadow.
The drones are dramatically tilting the war in favor of the u.s. Predators, 4 example, played a key role in killing al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al Zarqawi in 2006. UAVs are credited with killing more than half al Qaeda’s top 20 leaders.
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All via: CNN