Reaper Force Inside Britain s Drone Wars

Reaper Force   Inside Britain s Drone Wars

This unique insight into RAF Reaper operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria is based on unprecedented research access to the Reaper squadrons and personnel at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire and Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, USA.

Author: Peter Lee

Publisher: Kings Road Publishing

ISBN: 9781789460162

Category: History

Page: 352

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This unique insight into RAF Reaper operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria is based on unprecedented research access to the Reaper squadrons and personnel at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire and Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, USA. The author has observed lethal missile strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq alongside the crews involved. He has also conducted extensive interviews with Reaper pilots, sensor operators, mission intelligence coordinators, and spouses and partners. The result is an intimate portrait of the human aspect of remote air warfare in the twenty-first century.
Categories: History

Reaper Force

Reaper Force

An intimate portrait of remote air warfare in the twenty-first century, based on unprecedented research access to the Reaper squadrons, crew members and families.

Author: Peter Lee

Publisher: John Blake

ISBN: 1789460786

Category: Air warfare

Page: 352

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This unique insight into RAF Reaper operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria is based on unprecedented research access to the Reaper squadrons and personnel at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire and Creech Air Force Base in Nevada. The author has observed lethal missile strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq alongside the crews involved. He has also conducted extensive interviews with Reaper pilots, sensor operators, mission intelligence coordinators, and spouses and partners. The result is an intimate portrait of the human aspect of remote air warfare in the 21st century.
Categories: Air warfare

AI in the Wild

AI in the Wild

Drone : Remote Control Warfare . MIT Press , 2015 . Kreuzer , Michael P. Drones
and the Future of Air Warfare : The Evolution of Remotely Piloted Aircraft .
Routledge , 2016 . Lee , Peter . Reaper Force : Inside Britain's Drone Wars .

Author: Peter Dauvergne

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780262539333

Category: Computers

Page: 272

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"The first book to analyze the consequences of the political economy of artificial intelligence for global sustainability"--
Categories: Computers

Morality and Ethics at War

Morality and Ethics at War

Reaper Force : Inside Britain's Drone Wars . John Blake . Lewin , Kurt . 1943.
Psychology and the Process of Group Living . Journal of Social Psychology 17 ,
113–31 . Litz , Brett , N. Stein , E. Delaney , L. Lebowitz , W. P. Nash , C. Silva and
S.

Author: Deane-Peter Baker

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781350104563

Category: Philosophy

Page: 224

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In Morality and Ethics of War, which includes a foreword by Major General Susan Coyle, ethicist Deane-Peter Baker goes beyond existing treatments of military ethics to address a fundamental problem: the yawning gap between the diverse moral frameworks defining personal identity on the one hand, and the professional military ethic on the other. Baker argues that overcoming this chasm is essential to minimising the ethical risks that can lead to operational and strategic failure for military forces engaged in today's complex conflict environment. He contends that spanning the gap is vital in preventing moral injury from befalling the nation's uniformed servants. Drawing on a revised account of what he calls 'the Just War Continuum', Baker develops a bridging framework that combines conceptual clarity and rigour with insights from cutting edge psychological research and creates a practical means for military leaders to negotiate the moral chasm in military affairs.
Categories: Philosophy

Victory

Victory

The unease that attends the waging of war by predator drones stems from a
similar source.” The conclusion to draw here ... On this unease: Peter Lee,
Reaper Force: Inside Britains Drone Wars (London: John Blake, 2018), pp. 35–6.
” William ...

Author: Cian O'Driscoll

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192569301

Category: History

Page: 224

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Committing one's country to war is a grave decision. Governments often have to make tough calls, but none are quite so painful as those that involve sending soldiers into harm's way, to kill and be killed. The idea of 'just war' informs how we approach and reflect on these decisions. It signifies the belief that while war is always a wretched enterprise it may in certain circumstances, and subject to certain restrictions, be justified. Boasting a long history that is usually traced back to the sunset of the Roman Empire, it has coalesced over time into a series of principles and moral categories—e.g., just cause, last resort, proportionality, etc.—that will be familiar to anyone who has ever entered a discussion about the rights and wrongs of war. Victory: The Triumph and Tragedy of Just War focuses both on how this particular tradition of thought has evolved over time and how it has informed the practice of states and the legal architecture of international society. This book examines the vexed position that the concept of victory occupies within this framework.
Categories: History

Prospect

Prospect

Charlie Edwards A British Reaper drone taxis across a runway in southern
Afghanistan . ... air - conditioned room on Creech Air Force base in the middle of
turn he became a senior drone instructor ing missions deep inside the tribal
areas the ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000059804383

Category: Great Britain

Page:

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Categories: Great Britain

Irish Political Review The Northern Star

Irish Political Review   The Northern Star

... now be fired from RAF Reaper unmanned drones controlled by " pilots " at
Creech air force base in Nevada , an Defence Ministry spokesman added . ... The
Imperial War Museum is devoted to the two British wars on Germany that are not
usually referred to as Imperial wars . ... and caves , to create a pressure wave that
sucks the air out of victims , shreds their internal organs and crushes their bodies
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Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105132695003

Category: Ireland

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Categories: Ireland

The Aeroplane

The Aeroplane

Our Air Force could be made as strong There are many other possible
precautions , requiring , orand efficient as any other ... and war itself Canada
when war began , should intolerable internal conditions perhaps averted , result
from an over ... the first hostile drone from the sky . body has to do it and , believe
me , once you are proficient it is No longer is war only a ... The type of politician
who made a sabre - rattling speech , know The grim reaper's sickle is being
replaced by an even ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015080009742

Category: Airplanes

Page:

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Categories: Airplanes

The Economist

The Economist

The Economist October 8th 2011 Briefing Unmanned aerial warfare 31 Unit cost ,
$ m : C W : 62.1 A : 40 C : unknown A : 45 W ... If the answer favours the drones ,
then the world may be MQ - 9 REAPER RQ - 4A GLOBAL HAWK just at the ... US
) such as Britain and Italy , have also been quick to deploy armed drones and
Israel , Source : AII ; Flightglobal ; IAI ; US Air Force ; The Economist * Prototype
in particular , has a thriving uas industry , using drones in a wide variety of roles .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCR:31210024032615

Category: Commerce

Page:

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Categories: Commerce

Journal

Journal

... Trades Union Congress of Great Britain of the collectiveownership of the
means of production and distribution of the people. ... and a strangerLo! my
reapers will sing through the night Till the star that stood over the manger Shall
cover the world ... consequently, both these and their employes, being driven
from the ranks of industry, unemployed labor forces down ... (founded on slavery)
fell £ ago, so surely will the present society end in industrial and internal warfare,
with a universal ...

Author: Knights of Labor

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015091744725

Category: Labor

Page:

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Categories: Labor

One Hundred Years of Famous Pages from the New York Times 1851 1951

One Hundred Years of Famous Pages from the New York Times  1851 1951

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threren a ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106006440488

Category: American newspapers

Page: 100

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Categories: American newspapers