First All-UAV Air Force Combat Wing Takes to the Skies Sans Pilots Over…

Last week, the 174th Air Force Fighter Wing flew its last manned combat sortie over Iraq in F-16s, which have now been mothballed in favor of MQ-9 Reapers. This makes it the first combat-specific wing to ditch conventional aircraft entirely and toward a force of all unmanned robo-drones piloted from the ground.… » 8/12/08 3:00pm 8/12/08 3:00pm