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Cheapskate-DM t1_j65ls5w wrote

Innovations in efficiency are always welcome, but one wonders about the downstream effects of quieter commercial drones.

The army's gonna be salivating about the prospect of spy drones that don't shriek like a giant mosquito, but anyone who doesn't want that happening at home would have cause to worry. You may also have wildlife issues if birds don't hear them coming and have a collision.

On the flipside, reducing the nuisance factor enough would make long-sought use cases like taco delivery or whatever much more tolerable.


Pahriuon t1_j69pwgp wrote

The poor infantryman faces death from all angles, as though the mortar was not enough, small quiet drones fly above his location and drop grenades that fragment upon hitting his skull.