U.S. Army Uses Laptop To Fly MQ-1C, Fire Weapons

U.S. Army Pfc. Terry Hollywood with the 224th Military Intelligence Battalion conducts maintenance on an MQ-1 Gray Eagle during Project Convergence 21 at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona.
Credit: U.S. Army
U.S. Army soldiers controlled all phases of an MQ-1C’s flight using a laptop for the first time during the massive Project Convergence 21 experiment earlier this month, part of a special operations-led effort to reduce the logistics footprint needed for Gray Eagle operations. To enable the...

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