DARPA Reimagines KC-46 As Airborne Battery Charger

Credit: U.S. Air National Guard photo by Dale Greer/APFootage / Alamy Stock Photo
DARPA has launched a new project that sees a fresh role for the U.S. Air Force fleet of aerial tankers as airborne recharging points for networks of electric-powered UAS by adding a wing-mounted laser pod. A request for information (RFI) released on June 13 for the Airborne Energy Well concept...

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