Bravery, courage, pain tolerance, and even brute force are some of the skills we usually associate with military operations. In the minds of most civilians, troops are similar to superheroes or “strongmen” who fear no enemy and can take down any “bad guy” that crosses their path. These attributes are certainly important to succeed as an individual and, more importantly, as a unit in most operations. Nevertheless, for combat divers and drone pilots, there are other important elements needed. 

Psychological factors such as determination, calmness under pressure, and surgical precision in handling delicate artifacts under spatial and temporal restrictions are some of the most important traits combat divers and drone pilots must possess. 

Combat Divers

Water has long been an essential element of warfare. Underwater combat, however, did not become prominent until submarines emerged in the early 20th century.