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Brett Velicovich

Brett Velicovich is a U.S. Army veteran and former military intelligence analyst with 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta. His memoir, Drone Warrior: An Elite Soldier's Inside Account of the Hunt for America's Most Dangerous Enemies (Dey Street Books/HarperCollins Publishers), is on sale now. This article was approved for release by the US Government’s Defense Office of Prepublication and Security Review. The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Department of Defense or the U.S. Government.

Will Kalashnikov's New Drone Be the AK-47 of Indirect Fire?

The company that made assault rifles ubiquitous says its KUB can put a warhead on a miles-distant target.


I Could Kill You with a Consumer Drone

As a former intelligence soldier who now sells drones for a living, I can tell you that this problem is bigger than almost anyone realizes.