Marine Corps giving quadcopter drones to every squad

The U.S. Marine Corps is issuing quadcopters to every squad which will use the small drones during drills ranging from beach assaults to weapons training and other exercises. The quadcopters are aimed at getting Marines accustomed to training with an emerging technology that is expected to change the battlefield in ways as yet unknown during [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.