Early Warning Blog
Unmanned Aerial Systems
Military sources say that Iran has begun to harass the ground-based air defenses of the U.S. Army and allies in the Persian Gulf region using swarms of unmanned aircraft. The aircraft, which appear to be of Chinese design or origin, are typically launched to exploit the operating pattern of U.S.
Large defense cuts are coming. If the military is to avoid becoming a hollow force it needs to find new ways to save money while still maintaining critical capabilities. One area worth examining is roles and missions. There have been several attempts over the last few decades to find budgetary
In a July 15 hearing before the House Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism, Nancy Malinowski, Vice President for System Operation Services at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), testified that despite unmanned aerial systems (UASs) being a promising technology, “the
When Israel enforces its blockade of Hamas-controlled Gaza it is criticized by a large part of the world. When the U.S. employs unmanned aerial systems (or drones) to attack Al Qaeda and Taliban targets in half a dozen countries around the world, its actions are met with silence. What is the difference?