• Hard Little Machine

    http://news.lockheedmartin.com/2017-04-10-U-S-Air-Force-Lockheed-Martin-Demonstrate-Manned-Unmanned-Teaming

    YEEEEEEEEHAAAAAAAW ! Self directed AI autonomous attack aircraft !!!! (not a drone – no human remote control)

  • DavidinNorthBurnaby

    Bearing in mind what Duterte is like, this may just be a method of rounding the muzz up for execution.

    • Watchman

      Fake News: “Thank you for enlisting in the glorious Philippine Army. I know that many of you signed up for this 15 year enlistment for devout reasons and were hoping for advanced military training and access to military weapons. Rest assured, you will get access to these, in time.

      Look around you, you will notice that your instructors are fully armed as well as the guard around this camp who is there to protect you as well as the local population. Attempting to escape doing your enlistment period will incur the same penalty as drug trafficking – summary execution on the spot. Attempting to harm any instructor or guard will incur the same penalty.

      While you have already been relieved of your cellular phones, we are not going to tell you of your new isolated island home for the next 14+ years to undergo your first training instruction: Survival training. Those who pass: those who live through this first 14 years of rigorous training, inshallah, will proceed to the next training stage: Foxhole Digging and Foxhole Filling.

      We look forward to your training with the Philippine Army in a program that will keep Filipinos safe from ideologies that threaten them – and I’m not talking about China.

      Allahu Akbar! Guards, march them off.”

    • WalterBannon

      Ah, in that case, good for him.

  • The Phantom

    All-Mooselimb units. Safely ensconced at the “training” facility, painting the rocks beside the path in front of the officer’s club…

  • The above x-ray says it all.

  • canminuteman

    The British Indian Army worked that way. The vast majority of units were based on common ethnicity. It is the only way it would have worked.

  • WalterBannon

    be sure to only arm them with brooms

  • Norman_In_New_York

    “Command to [one of these new units]: We are surrounded by Muslim insurgents.”

    “What do you mean ‘We’?”