MQ-9 Reaper Drone 14.10.2013
MQ-9 Reaper Drone 14.10.2013 - Plaster , Re-claimed wheel trim, dimensions :diameter 40cm
Created for the landfillart project: landfillart.org/james-bloomfield/
The US has used armed drones in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Libya, Somalia and recently in the Philippines. Over 200 children have already been killed in these strikes since 2004. See The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
There are around 60 military and CIA bases around the world connected to the drone programme and more are being planned.
America’s Secret Empire of Drone Bases
The UK is currently using armed drones in Afghanistan and piloted US drones in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya.
Israel has used armed drones against Syria, Lebanon, Sudan and Palestine
175 children have already been killed by US drones, 160 of them in Pakistan
Despite claims that drone warfare is more precise, a recent study shows that in Afghanistan drone strikes have caused 10 times more civilian casualties than strikes by manned fighter aircraft