Long before drones, the US tried to automate warfare during the Vietnam War

In this excerpt from Andrew Cockburn’s ‘Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assasins’, Cockburn delves into the strategic, historical, and technological developments that led to the widespread use of drones in the 21st century.

Source: uk.businessinsider.com

Fleets of assorted aircraft were deployed to circle day and night and relay radio signals from the sensors back to Nakhon Phanom, a military base on the west bank of the Mekong River in northeast Thailand that was so secret it officially did not exist…

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