Pigeon-guided missile.

During WWII, the U.S. government tried to train pigeons to guide missiles. The pigeon trainer was none other than B.F. Skinner. He was successful in his training, but the problem was human: who would trust a pigeon to guide a missile? See also: bat bomb, anti-tank dog.

Published by Waldo Jaquith

Waldo Jaquith (JAKE-with) is an open government technologist who lives near Char­lottes­­ville, VA, USA. more »