Remote warfare is characterised by a shift away from “boots on the ground”. It involves drone and airstrikes and special-operation teams training local forces to do the actual fighting and dying.
The review, done by Air Force Lt.Gen. Sami Said, found there were some breakdowns in communications and in the process of identifying and confirming the target of the bombing.
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said on Monday that Austin told the Air Force to appoint an officer at three- or four-star rank to review the Central Command investigation.
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McKenzie apologized for the error and said the United States is considering making reparation payments to the family of the victims.
Senior US military officials said the drone strike hit an Islamic State target and weakened the extremist' ability to further disrupt the final phase of the US withdrawal and evacuation operations.
Two American military officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss military operations, called the airstrike successful and said the vehicle carried multiple bombers.
Two American military officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss military operations, called the airstrike successful.
The drone strike came a day after President Biden vowed to "hunt" down the terrorists and make them "pay" for the Kabul airport attack,
The two personnel claim they could hear the drones entering, but could not see them because they did not have their lights on. The blast reportedly happened 30 seconds after they heard the noise.
According to DRDO, their D-4 drone system is capable of destroying micro-drones by jamming the command and control links and by damaging the hardware of the drones.