Merchant Raiders: A War Concept from Fiction to Future Reality

Merchant Raiders: A War Concept from Fiction to Future Reality

Merchant raiders have been around in one form or another for hundreds of years. However, it wasn’t until World War I that they became more prevalent. During World War II, a German ship by the name of Kormoran [1], sank the Australian Cruiser Sydney in one of the most well-known battles involving merchant raiders. But…

The Future of Drone Warfare

The Future of Drone Warfare

Some historians trace the use of drones back to the mid-1980s [1]. They’ve been used in war as a scouting tool to identify targets for artillery and airstrikes. As technology evolved and it became easier to miniaturize components and improve their power cells, the capability of drones has also increased immensely. They are cheaper, smaller,…