DARPA is working to identify alternative locations to test its Dynetics Gremlins unmanned aircraft airborne launch and recovery system after July earthquakes heavily damaged China Lake Naval Weapon Station in California, where flight tests were planned. “We are ready to fly,” says Tim Keeter, Dynetics deputy program manager. Flight tests of the C-130-mounted airborne recovery system with the Kratos-developed X-61A Gremlin unmanned aircraft have been delayed by the earthquake ...

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