USAF Wants Authority To Down Drones After F-22 Near Miss

Credit: F-22: USAF
In early July, an F-22 Raptor pilot coming in for a landing just barely avoided colliding with a small, commercial unmanned aerial system (UAS). That same week, a base security guard watched another tiny drone fly onto the complex and over the flight line before heading back out. In neither case did...

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