Saturday, February 14, 2015

Global Drone Assassination Program on verge of collapse

Competition of good-paying jobs is fierce these days, but there is one job sector where they will train you, you can get paid six-figures, and you don't even have to work hard.

  No kidding, in the private sector the starting salary is $100,000.
  There's just one small catch: You sometimes have to kill children.

For some people that's a deal breaker.

The Air Force has a problem with their drone program.
It seems the drone pilots aren't happy with killing lots of civilians.
  Drone pilots in the Air Force are quitting faster than they can be replaced.
There are currently 988 active-duty pilots for the Predator and Reaper drones – the two most lethal unmanned aircraft commonly used for surveillance and strikes. More than 1,200 pilots are needed.

   Gen. Welsh says that the Air Force can only train approximately 180 drone pilots a year.  But the annual need for drone pilots is closer to 300. And the Air Force loses about 240 drone pilots a year, as drone operators move to other jobs, or leave the military for higher paying jobs operating drones for the drone manufacturers that sell them to the military. READ MORE

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