With three of its four planned software block upgrades wrapped up, the X-45A Joint Unmanned Combat Air System (J-UCAS) program is looking forward to a final software upgrade that will culminate in a "graduation" demo this summer, according to Boeing spokesman Bill Barksdale. "It's kind of a graduation demonstration for the X-45A, where everything comes together," Barksdale told The DAILY. The simulated suppression-of-enemy-air-defenses mission will feature a variety of scripted threats ...

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