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Hacking the Drone War's Secret History

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Hellfire missile on Predator drone

Airmen load an inert Hellfire missile on a Predator drone in New Mexico in April.

Credit: Air Force

In 2008 U.S. troops in Iraq discovered that Shi’ite insurgents had figured out how to tap and record video feeds from overhead American drones. Now you too can hack Washington’s globe-spanning fleet of silent, deadly armed robots—although legally, and only in an historical sense.

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