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In the Era of Electronic Warfare, Bring Back Pigeons

[ad_1] On April 16, 1919, the troop transport Ohioan docked at Hoboken, New Jersey. Among the various disembarking members of the American Expeditionary Forces was a small detachment of 21 men of the U.S. Army Signal Corp’s Pigeon Service Company No. 1. Pier-side newspaper reporters flocked around the officer in …

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Tuesday’s papers: Drone warfare, measles jab advice, coping with SAD | Yle Uutiset

[ad_1] People interviewed by daily Helsingin Sanomat said that a visit to Helsinki’s swanky new public library Oodi has given them a much-needed fillip to combat the effects of the ongoing darkness. Image: Yle Tabloid daily Ilta-Sanomat leads off Tuesday with a report that the Defence Forces are looking into …

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Unmanned: a video game about the unseen horror of drone warfare | Games

[ad_1] According to mainstream video games, modern warfare is all about cyborg arms, laser shields and jarheads blowing up baddies under the guidance of recognisable character actors. However, the frenetic antics of the Call of Duty series and its ilk are behind the times. The drone pilot protagonist of 2012’s …

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