DoD's England will soon settle Pentagon turfbattle on drones

Tiron, Roxana
September 2007
Hill;9/13/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 105, p16
The article focuses on the anticipated Pentagon settlement of turf battle on drones by the U.S. Department of Defense deputy secretary Gordon England. It states that the proposal concerning the making of Air Force as the executive agency for all drones have created a strong allegiances among military and army officials. Senator Richard Shelby has criticized the proposal because he believes that the Army needs to maintain their unmanned aerial systems for tactical operations.


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