3/17/2009

Fighter pilots continue training for dogfights at Nellis Air Force base in Nevada even though no enemy in the world can match U.S. technology in the skies, NPR reports. The pilots say there is no way to predict what a future war might look like, and they are training for new missions such as "close air support" of ground troops, in addition to dogfights. But even as the Pentagon debates the future of next-generation fighters like the F-22 and F-35, drone aircraft increasingly are becoming the weapon of choice in battle.

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