Support Grows For Unmanned Tanker, Transport Aircraft

Credit: Il-112V: United Aircraft Corp.
From surviving in contested airspace to supplying remote areas, interest in unmanned transport and tanker aircraft is growing. A U.S. Senate committee is proposing funding to “explore options for optionally manned and more survivable tankers,” while Russia’s Ilyushin is studying an unmanned cargo...

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