Archive for December, 2011

Unready to stop UAVs

It’s time to get serious about countering unmanned enemy aircraft

America’s wars of the last decade have vaulted the UAV from novelty to workhorse. Yet too little is being done to prepare …

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Ship out of luck

TO THE NAVY, for forgetting to factor in basic human behavior.

The epic plumbing failure aboard the carrier George H. W. Bush — since May, the toilets have worked only intermittently and, …

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In this issue

A decade of war has vaulted unmanned aircraft from intriguing peripherals to integral players, at least in the U.S. way of war, and yet we have barely begun to imagine the uses …

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