Dynetics’ Fix Leads To Milestone Gremlins Inflight Recovery

 X-61A docked with so-called “bullet”
An X-61A successfully docked with the so-called “bullet” towed by a C-130 mothership during a DARPA-funded demonstration in October.
Credit: Dynetics
A seven-year-old DARPA program has passed a historic milestone in aviation autonomy, showing for the first time that a small, intelligence-carrying drone can be recovered inflight by another aircraft. The next step for the Dynetics X-61A Gremlin program is to prove that the technology is useful...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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