Loyal Wingman Concepts Changing As Designs Evolve

UAS concepts
BAE Systems says its two UAS concepts could help air forces address challenges of mass in high-­intensity operations.
Credit: BAE Systems
An image of a phalanx of uncrewed “loyal wingman” aircraft flying in close formation with a crewed fighter has become a popular illustration for a vision of air combat premised on intense collaboration between human pilots and robotic helpers. BAE Systems shows off new uncrewed wingman concepts...

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