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1/3rd of U.S. military aircraft are drones

So report the dangerous guys at Danger Room. They note that many of them are little model planes. Still, the move to remotely piloted vehicles over the last decade is a major cultural and tactical shift for the U.S. military.

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So report the dangerous guys at Danger Room. They note that many of them are little model planes. Still, the move to remotely piloted vehicles over the last decade is a major cultural and tactical shift for the U.S. military.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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