Rise of The Drones, PBS broadcast, aired 23 January 2013.
Drones. These unmanned flying robots–some as large as jumbo jets, others as small as birds–do things straight out of science fiction. Much of what it takes to get these robotic airplanes to fly, sense, and kill has remained secret. But now, with rare access to drone engineers and those who fly them for the U.S. military, NOVA reveals
Okay. I thought it was clear, but if you want me to spell it out for you, I will. You are obsessed with drones. We all are. We live in a drone culture, just as we once lived in a car culture. The Northrop-Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk is your ’55 Chevorlet. You just might not know it yet.
December 6th: at least 3 killed in a pre-dawn attack when a CIA drone fired a pair of missiles at a house near the Afghan border. The identities of the casualties are unknown. “The US drones were flying before and even after the attack” said local elder Malik Mumtaz. #drone #drones #pakistan (at Mubarak Shahi, North Waziristan)