Will the ability for groups of cooperating autonomous aircraft to be launched and recovered by other aircraft, manned and unmanned, be the key to the next evolution in aerial warfare? The teams working on DARPA’s Gremlins program believe it will.   Gremlins aims to demonstrate that multiple small UAVs can be launched from a carrier aircraft and recovered in flight by a C-130 transport, returned to base, serviced and launched on a new mission. The air-recoverable, reusable, but ...


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