USAF Seeks Survivable, Cheaper ‘MQ-Next’ UAS

Credit: Ilka Cole/U.S. Air Force
The aircraft that replaces the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) MQ-9 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) within 10 years could look and operate very differently than the 13-year-old, medium-altitude, long-endurance platform now in service. The “MQ-Next” program, which released a request...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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