The staff of ANN has looked into our crystal balls, and brushed
up on our tarot-reading techniques, to determine our best guesses
to what we consider the 10 Unanswered Questions of 2007, as we face
the new year. Hopefully, the new year will bring some much-needed
"I think right now the demand for the capability that
the unmanned system provides is only increasing. Even as the surge
ends, I suspect the deployment of the unmanned systems will not go
down, particularly for larger systems."
Source: Army Col. Bob Quackenbush, deputy
director for Army Aviation, commenting on the increase in
operations by unmanned aerial vehicles in combat zones in 2007.