Drone Pilots, Waiting for a Kill Shot 7,000 Miles Away – NYTimes.com

HANCOCK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.Y. — From his computer console here in the Syracuse suburbs, Col. D. Scott Brenton remotely flies a Reaper drone that beams back hundreds of hours of live video of insurgents, his intended targets, going about their daily lives 7,000 miles away in Afghanistan. Sometimes he and his team watch the same family compound for weeks.

Drone Pilots, Waiting for a Kill Shot 7,000 Miles Away – NYTimes.com.

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