quote: tailless aircraft usually have higher stall speeds
quote: Probably the biggest defence a carrier has in the face of an advanced adversary is in having an unknown location.
quote: Even then, the USN have serious concerns about the viability of a carrier fleet in an age when anti-ship ballistic missiles [i.e. DF-21] could be targeted at any carrier within a couple of thousand miles.
quote: These drones are important because the military doesn't have to worry about the loss of human life in a combat situation