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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.

Bierbauer, Alec, (author.). Cooter, Mark A., (author.). Marks, Michael E., (author.). Campbell, John F., (writer of introduction.). Brown, Gabe, (writer of afterword.).

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  • ISBN: 9781510720916
  • ISBN: 151072091X
  • Physical Description: xvii, 326 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
"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.
Predator (Drone)
Drones > États-Unis > Histoire.
Terrorisme > Prévention.
Drone aircraft.
Drone aircraft > Design and construction.
Predator (Drone aircraft)
Terrorism > Prevention.
United States.
United States.
Genre: History.
Informational works.
Personal narratives.
Documents d'information.
Récits personnels.