Unmanned Wingmen And Cruise Missiles Need Low-cost Engines

Credit: Kratos Defense
Advances in propulsion have historically led progress in aviation, but unmanned aircraft have turned this rule of thumb on its head. Most larger UAVs use mature engines adapted to their specific requirements, such as increased endurance and power generation. Reasons include the need to minimize risk...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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