The U.S. Air Force is reintroducing its stealthy RQ-170 to operations in Afghanistan, and Israel is using its strategic-range UAVs to observe, target and strike smugglers in the Red Sea—two more indications that technologically advanced militaries are relying increasingly on missions flown by unmanned aircraft. The latest twist is that the U.S.’s RQ-170 Sentinel flying wing either has returned or is returning to Afghanistan with a full-motion video capability that ground commanders have ...

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