An unmanned aircraft system (UAS) could host the next airborne early warning (AEW) radar for the Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier, the head of the Royal Air Force said Oct. 11. Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, chief of the Air Staff for the Royal Air Force, says AEW technology came up in a discussion he had a couple weeks ago with Adm. Tony Radakin, First Sea Lord of the Royal Navy. “Fleet airborne early warning support just cries out for an autonomous unmanned system that  ...

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