June 01, 2016

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

By Kelley Sayler, and Paul Scharre

Source: The Fiscal Times

Journalist(s) 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.

 

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  • Kelley Sayler

  • Paul Scharre

    Senior Fellow and Director, Technology and National Security Program

    Paul Scharre is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is author of the forthcoming book, A...