(Publisher: A few years later we see the results)
The United States military has seen the future of warfare and that future is filled with robots. The growth curve of bots swelling the ranks of military ranks is nothing short of astonishing. From a few dozen autonomous robot aircraft ten years ago, the ranks of land bots and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) patrolling the terrain and sky has leaped to almost 20,000. Grinning generals see as much of 90 percent of the future US forces being "manned" by mechanical men.