‘Drone Monkey’ is the (mostly) affectionate name given to the unique individuals able to communicate and coordinate with multiple drone equipment wirelessly from a specialised control ship. These individuals will have undergone cybernetic implantation surgery, including the advanced Cocklear equipment they feature.
Although no studies into the precise reasoning has been done, the ability to control said drones seems to be stronger in people with atypical, eccentric personalities and almost always absent in anyone with military training or organisation. This has led to military forces having to subcontract these often strange individuals and the ships they travel on.
Above: A typical Drone Monkey, featuring data gauntlet and Cochlear implant