Drone Boned

  • Season 3
  • Aired 07/25/2011
  • 16,114 Views

Two insurgents are guarding a cave full of weapons when their location is laser-painted, and they're killed by a Predator Drone.

THE STUDY OF WARIS THE STUDY OF TECHNOLOGY,

FROM STICKS AND STONESTO SWORDS,

TO BULLETS AND GUNS.

THOSE WHO HAVETHE TECHNOLOGICAL UPPER HAND

HAVE THE ADVANTAGE.

- HISTORY HAS SHOWNTHAT TECHNOLOGY CAN WIN WARS.

THE ROMANS DEVELOPEDTHE BEST ARMOR POSSIBLE

BY MIXING DIFFERENT ALLOYS.

WHEN THEY DISCOVERED THIS,THEY WERE ABLE

TO REPEL ARROWSAND SPEARS.

DURING THE CIVIL WAR,

THE NORTH WAS ABLETO OVERCOME THE SOUTH

BECAUSE OF THE INVENTIONOF THE MORTAR.

IN WORLD WAR II,BECAUSE OF THE ATOMIC BOMB,

NOT ONLY WERE WE ABLETO END THE WAR,

BUT WE WERE ABLETO WIN IT.

narrator:TODAY IN AFGHANISTAN,

A GROUPOF TALIBAN TERRORISTS

ARE KILLING AMERICAN SOLDIERSWITH CRUDELY MADE BOMBS

AND AUTOMATIC WEAPONS.

VERY 20TH CENTURY.

8,000 MILES AWAY,

AT A COMMAND CENTERIN NEVADA...

- VISUAL ON TARGET.

narrator: THE WARRIORSOF THE FUTURE

ARE PREPARING FOR BATTLE.

- EAGLE EYE IN THE SKY.

PROCEEDING TO HUNTING GROUND.

narrator: THIS IS

A DRONE AIRCRAFTCONTROL ROOM.

- EAGLE EYE,PERMISSION TO ENGAGE.

- THE NEWEST FORMOF THE PREDATOR IS THE REAPER.

AND THAT'S PRETTY MUCHA PREDATOR ON STEROIDS.

IT'S TWICE THE WINGSPAN,TWICE THE DURATION,

TWICE THE ALTITUDE.

IT WILL GO UP TO 55,000 FEET.

AT THAT HEIGHT,YOU DON'T EVEN KNOW

IT'S UP THEREUNTIL YOU'RE DEAD.

narrator: AL,THE SOLDIER OF THE FUTURE,

IS A FORMER VIDEO GAMER

WHO COULDN'T FIGHT HIS WAYOUT OF A PAPER BAG.

- RANGE DECKIS 7,000 FEET.

narrator: HIS WEAPON OF CHOICE?A JOYSTICK.

- [shouting in native language]

narrator:WHILE THE INTENDED TARGETS

SCRAMBLE AROUNDIN THE DIRT,

AL DOESN'T EVENBREAK A SWEAT.

USING SATELLITES,HIGH-SPEED COMPUTERS,

AND THE LATESTIN CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY,

ALL AL HAS TO DOIS WAIT FOR THE ORDER...

- PERMISSION TO ENGAGE.- WEAPONS FREE.

narrator: AND PRESS A BUTTON.

- MISSILES LAUNCHED.

narrator: RESPONDINGTO AL'S ELECTRONIC COMMAND,

THE DRONE DROPPEDA 500-POUND, LASER-GUIDED BOMB,

AND TOOK OUTONE OF THE TALIBAN'S

MOST SOUGHT-AFTERTERRORIST CELLS.

- TARGET IS NEUTRALIZED.

GOOD JOB, GUYS.

narrator: YOU OFTEN HEARTHE PHRASE,

"HE WHO DIESWITH THE MOST TOYS WINS."

- VISUAL ON TARGET.

narrator:FOR THESE TERRORISTS,

IT'S MORE LIKE,

HE WHO DOESN'T HAVETHE LATEST TOYS...

- MISSILES LAUNCHED.

narrator: DIES.

- HEY, MAN.YOU READY TO GET FOOD?

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