The Secret Lightning Bug War Over the Vietnam War

Lightning Bugs

Although a cornerstone of modern U.S. military operations, unmanned drone aircraft actually came into extensive use as far back as the Vietnam War. It was then that the U.S. began conducting the very first real-time remote controlled communications intelligence collection missions using jet-powered drones, nicknamed “Lightning Bugs,” in North Vietnam. A diverse line-up of advanced drones was subsequently kept a secret from the public for years as the U.S. used them to conduct reconnaissance missions on its enemies…

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