Reply to post: But we can afford more of them

Don't mean to alarm you, but Boeing has built an unmanned fighter jet called 'Loyal Wingman'

Griffo

But we can afford more of them

I assumed the Bizjet engine choice was one of cost and practicality. They'd be cheaper (remember, sending into harms way where they wouldn't risk a pilot may = higher losses), easier to service, have much faster turn-around times, and much longer work cycles before overhaul. It may not pull the G's and be able to maneuver like a proper fighter, but I assume the thinking is more along the lines of "the clone war army" than the small handful of jedi.

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