DOD Funds Unmanned Cargo Glider Operational Demos

A GD-2000 unmanned cargo glider is loaded into a C-130 for release over a military test range.
Credit: Silver Arrow
The U.S. Defense Department has funded operational demonstrations of Silent Arrow’s GD-2000 unmanned cargo glider. The 12-month, $2.2 million effort will complete the safety and operational milestones necessary for the system to become a program of record, the company said. The Warfighter Lab...
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