The U.S. Marine Corps only declared its Insitu RQ-21A Blackjack operational in January, but already the expeditionary service wants to add new tricks to the 135 lb. UAS, such as a beyond-line-of-sight “Stellar Beam” communications antenna and re-packaged Intrepid Tiger II electronic jammer. Marine Corps Deputy Commandant for Aviation Lt. Gen. Jon Davis confirmed that the aircraft is being used in active combat after several years of testing and fielding, having first deployed ...

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