GA-ASI Demos Air Launched Effects Deployment

Credit: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.
LOS ANGELES—General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) successfully demonstrated the first launch and control of small, air-dropped unmanned aircraft systems, or Air Launched Effects (ALE), from an MQ-1C Extended-Range variant of the Gray Eagle. The test, which involved the Area-I developed...
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