Through The Eyes Of A Predator

By Brian 

Brent Sadler on “As I stood talking into a camera on a remote airstrip in Kandahar, a Predator drone circled the sky, putting me into its sights with its high-precision cameras — and just a trigger away from being turned into the charred remains of a Hellfire missile.

About 8,000 miles away, someone at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada could look at me through the Predator’s zoom lens and determine whether I should live or die. I could not see the Predator or hear it, but I could imagine how it must feel in the control box at Nellis when a high-value target is in their sights.”

Above right, that’s Sadler and his crew, standing at the airstrip, through the Predator’s lens…