But can I buy one on E-bay! I would love to have one hovering over me while I drive to work. I could tell it to bomb the heck out of that !#@$ that cut me off!
Boeing has created a modern day Spirit of St. Louis, except instead of Charles Lindburg there is a computer brain and instead of inspiring generations of dreaming children it will drop 4,500 pounds of bombs on them. The newest "unmanned combat aerial vehicle," the X-45C, weighs about four tons, has a 49-foot wingspan, and will able to cruise at an altitude of 40,000 feet. Expect to see automated flocks of X-45Cs blot out the sun sometime after 2009.
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