How the Pentagon Is Moving Toward ‘Smart’ Jet-Powered UAS

Two MQ-20 UAS flew in formation as part of an autonomous teaming experiment with only unmanned aircraft systems in October at Edwards AFB, California.
Credit: GA-ASI
Two newly awarded contracts show the U.S. Air Force’s long series of experiments with software-piloted, low-cost aircraft will continue beyond the Skyborg program with future rounds of tests on a second generation of so-called “attritable” designs configured for carrying sensors and weapons. The Off...

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