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Old 12 June 2018, 09:41 PM
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Originally Posted by iskinner View Post
To play devils advocate here, we are already fighting air wars this way. Pilots in Virginia are flying sorties over Iraq, Afghanistan, and other theaters around the world.

If the technology is capable of reaching those remote places, they are probably not going to have much trouble in the backwaters of Nevada or Wyoming. Of course, presuming the same level of technology is applied to the problem and not some too watered down civilian version.
I think the difference is that military ROV's (1) don't use the cell network and (2) they cost a heck of a lot more per vehicle than any car. So a $20K communication system is practical (and probably cheap) in a military ROV but is a non-starter in a car.
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