Elon Musk, Military Tactician?

AuthorMagnuson, Stew

* Elon Musk, billionaire entrepreneur and founder and chief engineer at SpaceX, recently made a bold statement to a crowd of airmen: The end of the fighter jet era is here.

"Locally autonomous drone warfare is where it's at," he said during a recent air warfare conference. "It's not that I want the future to be this--it's just this is what the future will be. ... The fighter jet era has passed. It's drones."

Musk's prediction was met with quiet murmuring and awkward laughter from across the room. The crowd reacted similarly when Musk earlier said...

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