Drone swarms to be added to US arsenal
The swarm drones mark another step in the expand the force to space ratio while putting fewer troops at risk. They will mark a new dynamic in the battle space. I suspect the main response to these weapons will be robotic force beam weapons such as lasers.
US military gives go ahead to 'Gremlin' drones: Swarms of craft will overwhelm enemy defenses and conduct missions too dangerous for manned aircraft
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has given the go ahead for four firms to begin building the craft. They will be launched and then picked up by larger craft to complete missions.