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Socom drone program at MacDill AFB will thrive despite budget cuts | TBO.com

Socom drone program at MacDill AFB will thrive despite budget cuts | TBO.com

Drones help commandos see and target the enemy, a capability that grows more important as the military relies more on special operations forces in its battle against jihadis in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere.

So why has the White House recommended 26 percent less for drone procurement, research and development through Tampa-based U.S. Special Operations Command in its proposed new defense budget?

Source: Socom drone program at MacDill AFB will thrive despite budget cuts | TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune