File under not quite on the front lines: Engineers and researchers at Boeing (BA +2.2%) and MIT...

|About: The Boeing Company (BA)|By:, SA News Editor

File under not quite on the front lines: Engineers and researchers at Boeing (BA +2.2%) and MIT team up to build an iPhone app that allows users to fly a drone aircraft from 3K miles away (video), serving as a possible precursor for military uses. Is app-writing now a Defense Dept. outlay?