I have a lot of problems with Uber, but I'll sign up today if I get to be picked up by a tank!
Uber PMCs. Hail a brigade and they'll be airdropped to your location complete with light arms and ATGMs.
Have we forgot the hard lessons we learned from WWI?*
The Germans still hoped to achieve a breakthrough against the Sixth Army between 6 and 8 September. The Sixth Army was reinforced on 7 September, by10,000 Frenchreserve infantry ferried from Paris,6,000 ofwhom were transported in600 Parisiantaxi cabs sent by GeneralJoseph Gallieni, military governor of Paris.The "taxis de la Marne" became in France a symbol of unity and national solidarity beyond their strategical role in the battle.
Somehow, "Uber de la Marne" doesn't sound as snappy. But I can see Uber surge pricing the next DoD "surge" as Uber drivers ferry US soldiers into battle.
*Yes. I had been watch way too much WWI documentaries with all the 100th anniversary editions.
Bullets will become 2-7x more expensive when we're under siege. But our embattled troops will at least receive a complimentary tiny water bottle.