Lockheed Martin Skunk Works is continuing to invest in low-cost attritable UAV platforms that could someday fly operations alongside manned fighters like the F-35. Despite missing out on a key demonstration program with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), won by Kratos in 2015, Lockheed sees multiple opportunities for its platforms. The company has been working over the past decade to mature autonomous flight control systems that enable cooperative teaming between unmanned ...

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