June 01, 2016

An Air Force Without Pilots? Critics Call for an Unmanned B-21 Bomber

Featuring Kelley Sayler, and Paul Scharre

Source: The Fiscal Times

Journalist Martin Matishak

The future of the Air Force’s bomber and fighter fleet may not involve human pilots.

A pair of experts argue in Defense One that the new B-21 bomber, also known as the Long Range-Strike Bomber, should be designed with an unmanned option that can be used as soon as the plane is operational.

 

To read the full article, visit the Fiscal Times website.

Authors

  • Kelley Sayler

    Former Fellow, Defense Strategies and Assessments Program

    Kelley Sayler is a former Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where she worked with the Defense Strategies and Assessments Program and the Future of Warfa...

  • Paul Scharre

    Vice President and Director of Studies

    Paul Scharre is the Vice President and Director of Studies at the Center for a New American Security. He is the award-winning author of Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and th...