Hi-tech hits Afghanistan

A Couple of items from Pop-sci

First this;

Land Warrior on its way.

It will be interesting to see the results, I wonder how much infrastructure is required to make this work optimally.

Secondly this;

Pretty picture

Nice piccy that links through to an article by Jeremy Hsu which contains this little snippet.

Even as F-16 Fighting Falcons flash across the screen in Transformers, back in the real world, squadrons of Air Force National Guard F-16 pilots are being actively retrained to fly Reaper drones instead.
Puts the MoDs somewhat modest effort(1) into perspective a bit.

(1) Not a dig at the teams already doing their thing with the few we have available.

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