Boeing Australia has conducted its first flight tests of autonomously teamed aircraft, apparently using two small jet-powered UAVs as surrogates for its Airpower Teaming System (ATS) “loyal wingman” unmanned aircraft. Boeing revealed in February plans to fly a prototype of the Australian-designed and -built ATS in 2020. The fighter-like unmanned aircraft is intended to operate alongside manned combat and intelligence platforms. “We successfully achieved our first ...

REGISTER FOR FREE ACCESS (Valid Email Required)

Register now for free access to "Boeing Australia Flight Tests Autonomous Teaming" and other premium content selected daily by our editors. 

 

Current magazine subscribers: digital access to articles associated with your subscription are now included at no added charge to you. Simply use your subscriber email to log in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account).
 
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Already registered? here.