Middle East Customer Tests Unmanned Cargo Glider

After deployment from the C-130 cargo ramp, the Silent Arrow unfolds a pair of wings to glide up to 40 mi.
Credit: Yates Electrospace
A Middle Eastern air force has conducted the first deployments of Yates Electrospace’s Silent Arrow GD-2000 unmanned cargo glider to take place outside the U.S., the company announced Jan. 31. The launch of two GD-2000s from two Lockheed C-130 airlifters were the first to be conducted by the...

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