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Author Bierbauer, Alec, author.

Title Never mind, we'll do it ourselves : the inside story of how a team of renegades broke rules, shattered barriers, and launched a drone warfare revolution / Alec Bierbauer and Col. Mark Cooter, USAF (Ret.) ; with Michael Marks.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2021]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  623.7469 BIE    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 326 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents First blood -- How it all began -- Just duct tape and baling wire -- All prices are negotiable -- Showtime -- It's always what you least expect -- Everything comes with a price -- A deadly idea -- The breaking point -- Building a killer -- Connecting the dots -- Unthinkable -- Payback's a bitch -- They grow up so fast -- With everything on the line -- Objects in the rearview mirror -- Postscript: the long and winding road.
Summary "Never Mind, We'll Do It Ourselves is the character-driven story behind the origins of the Predator drone program and the dawn of unmanned warfare. A firsthand account told by an Air Force team leader and a CIA team leader, Never Mind, We'll Do It Ourselves takes the reader into the back offices and secret government hangars where the robotic revolution went from a mad scientist idea to a pivotal part of global air power"--Book jacket flap.
Subject Predator (Drone aircraft)
Drone aircraft -- United States -- History.
Drone aircraft -- United States -- Design and construction.
Terrorism -- Prevention.
United States.
Drone aircraft. (OCoLC)fst00898349
Drone aircraft -- Design and construction. (OCoLC)fst00898351
Predator (Drone aircraft) (OCoLC)fst01074994
Terrorism -- Prevention. (OCoLC)fst01148123
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Cooter, Mark A., author.
Marks, Michael E., author.
Campbell, J. F. (John F.), author of introduction.
Brown, Gabe, author of afterword.
Added Title Never mind, we will do it ourselves
ISBN 9781510720916 (hardcover)
151072091X (hardcover)
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