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    The MQ-9 Reaper The MQ-9 Reaper was designed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems. There have been multiple updates and refinements to the aircraft itself, but its original design was based on the Predator airframe, also designed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems. The original proof of concept was named the Predator B-001, which took to the skies in February of 2001. After the proof of concept was successful, General Atomics Aeronautical System planned to refine the system, coming up with two separate designs designated B-002 and B-003 (Whittle,2013). The Reaper is specifically built as a “Hunter-Killer” UAS, meaning its specific mission is to locate, track, and eliminate a specified target. Doing so requires the use of multiple…

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    A group of men are sitting inside a hut in the middle of the dessert, the three men are all known terrorists. Suddenly, the hut disappears in a flash of fire and shrapnel, unknown to the men a missile was launched from a circling reaper drone controlled by another man thousands of miles away in Nevada. This is a prime example of a fairly new tactic of drone warfare used by Armies around the world to fight terrorists. Drone warfare is the use of unmanned radio or satellite controlled aircraft to…

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    in the same country. The technology has greatly advanced and this saves soldiers lives while fighting the enemies at war. In hopes that “American troop deaths never again reach such a high number as they did when they totaled 6,802 in Iraq and Afghanistan by 2014”(Brown and Watson Institute , 2014). “ Not only do drones save American lives, but they’re also more cost effective overall than soldiers” (McLean, 2014). Many tasks that were originally accomplished through the use of a manned aircraft…

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    “Current Science Event: Drone-Stunning Device Industrialized” An innovative AUDS (Anti-UAV Defense System) has the ability to detect, track, and disable drones. Opposed to Boeing’s Compact Laser Weapons System, which fires concentrated lasers to melt drones out of the sky, the AUDS identifies the radio signal that the drone uses, and then fires the same frequency at the drone to command to cease operating. AUDS essentially jams the drone’s communication with its original signal from a remote…

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    “Current Science Event: Drone-Stunning Device Industrialized” An innovative AUDS (Anti-UAV Defense System) has the ability to detect, track, and disable drones. Opposed to Boeing’s Compact Laser Weapons System, which fires concentrated lasers to melt drones out of the sky, the AUDS identifies the radio signal that the drone uses, and then fires the same frequency at the drone to command it to cease operating. AUDS essentially jams the drone’s communication with its original signal from a…

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    vehicles, it can still stay in action for significantly times of operation without fatigue. Furthermore drone pilots can simply hand off controls of a drone without any operational downtime. Drone warfare strikes make US safer by decimating terrorist networks across the world. Then drone warfare kills fewer citizens, as the calculation than as other military weaponries as it can have more pinpoint accuracy. It minimizes the risk of damage and loss that would occur if ground soldiers and airplane…

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    Wilfred Owen is one of the most famous war poets. He became interested on writing poems when he was a teenager. On 21 October 1915, he volunteered to contribute to war and wrote many war poems, such as ‘Anthem for doomed youth’, ‘Exposure’, and ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’. In these poems Owen has described the horror and reality of war through his vivid experience. He has portrayed the severe situations of war and dreadful sights he has seen. Owen uses various language devices to convey the horror of…

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    The Great Interpretation of the Reaper The poem “The Solitary Reaper” by William Wordsworth, has been a challenging work of art to interpret. It is both a powerful and a beautiful poem. This poem could actually be compared to the way the traveler tries to figure out what the woman is singing. Just like how I didn’t understand this poem at first it demonstrates how any form of art, even when it is misunderstood, is powerful and beautiful. The first stanza in the poem is written simply by the…

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    period to help create more concrete conclusions about mainstream society. My texts were Education for Leisure by Carol Ann Duffy, Sad Joke on a Marae by Apirana Taylor, District 9 directed by Neill Blomkamp and Barton Fink directed by Joel Coen. I expected all of my texts to be able to reflect one another as they were all from a similar time period. In particular, I expected District 9 and Sad Joke on a Marae to draw similar points as they are both texts that illustrate alienation towards…

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    Prawns In District 9

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    In the film District 9 by Neill Blomkamp, Prawns, known as aliens, come to our planet looking for a new place to call home, for their planet was dying . Unfortunately, the Prawns don't realize that their planet may have been the safer option compared to nesting on Earth . The government in South America is scared of the Prawns and contain the Aliens in projects on the outskirts of the city . The government created the MNU as a force to be able to control the Prawns in case they were a threat to…

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