Impressive, eh? Practical issues would be weapon load, level of autonomy/command and control, cost, and battery life. Still, impressive, eh?
Archive for the ‘UAVs’ Category
“If it takes about 170 personnel today to operate one combat air patrol of MQ-1 or MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft, how many are needed for a single high-flying RQ-4 Global Hawk CAP? Maj. Richard Johnson, Air Force spokesman for intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance issues, tells the Daily Report that the number is around 260 today, including some 160 imagery analysts.”
Wow. I have seen the future and it is analysis.