The Cost of Afghanistan and Iraq in Blood and Treasure

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by jack04040, Sep 9, 2011.

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  1. Bad CO

    Bad CO LE Admin Reviews Editor Gallery Guru

    644k drone hours per year means that at any one time there are 73 in the air!! My assumption is that they are proper ones too and not things like Desert Hawk
     
  2. Trans-sane

    Trans-sane LE Book Reviewer

    Actually last week's Economist had an article about man-packed UAVs being used by the US army that was very interesting. Apparently all ,1,200 that were bought last year weigh less than a single fully tooled and fueled Reaper. As that issue is in the car I will loate a link to the article later...