Two Boeing X-45A unmanned combat air vehicle demonstrators have made the 49th and 50th flights for the design while demonstrating their ability to work together in attacking surface-to-air missile sites. Simulated electronic emissions from the first site got the aircraft (separated by 25 mi.) talking to each other on a machine-to-machine basis to decide which would make the attack. The time from emission through simulated attack was less than 5 min., say Boeing officials. The mission was ...


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