U.S. and European engine-makers are looking deep into their technology base to devise radical powerplant offerings for the next generation of unmanned aircraft, with the hope of providing a leap in performance that has eluded them so far. When it comes to development of high-end unmanned surveillance and combat aircraft, the technology focus has been on the airframe, payloads and command-and-control infrastructure. The propulsion system, for the most part, has been almost an ...


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