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Predator: The Remote-Control Air War over Iraq and Afghanistan: A Pilot's Story

Predator: The Remote-Control Air War over Iraq and Afghanistan: A Pilot's Story

by Matt J. Martin, Charles W. Sasser

Editorial: MBI Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780760338964
Número de páginas: 310
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 8 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-05-22
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From ten thousand feet in the sky I peered down upon...insurgents in the heart of Baghdad. Using an infrared sensor to register heat signatures...I picked out machine-gun and rocket-propelled-grenade fire...that pinned down a squad of U.S. Army mechanized infantry on the wrong side of the Euphrates River...[M]y task was not to engage the enemy directly. Instead, I was to coordinate with and mark targets for an AC-130U "Spooky."...As soon as the gunship reported on-site in the night below me, my sensor operator and I began to "sparkle" targets with our infrared marking laser, lighting them up for IR sensors to detect. The Spooky opened fire with the sound of skies ripping apart on ...