- Nov 23, 2017
Easily jammed & cut-off, can even be hijacked & taken over if Chinese tech is capable enough.Obviously, this won't be a fully-autonomous drone; more like a rotary version of the Predator drone. The drone pilot will still fly the unmanned gunship remotely.
Swarm drone & loitering-munitions protect against these by being in high numbers. Large attack drones in low numbers aren't used in conventional wars for that reason.
Even decades later we're likely to have only unmanned-wingman type AI run helper drones.