This is the story of Dalton a drone plane operator with the U.S. Army. Up to 50,000 feet above Afghanistan and from 7,000 miles away in an air-conditioned room on the ground in Nevada he holds the power of life and death.
The film follows two US based drone operators as they pilot an unmanned craft over Afghanistan. Surveilling a possible terrorist hideout, the pilots face a range of complicated moral dilemmas when they are ordered to kill the suspected terrorist even though it would mean killing many innocent victims and children as well. Drones is a military thriller that explores the complex moral issues facing a US military that relies more and more heavily on the use of unmanned drones to execute its strategies.
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