Why Rush Unmanned Combat Vehicles?

Krech, Kenneth G.
February 2001
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2001, Vol. 127 Issue 2, p96
Conference Proceeding
Comments on the commitment of the armed forces to deploy unmanned remotely controlled technology in the United States. Introduction of the Defense Authorization Bill in the US Congress; Promotion on the use of unmanned combat system; Effectivity of combat missions while avoiding risk to aircraft and ground vehicle.


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