Aurora’s SideArm Captures UAV in DARPA Tests Insitu’s ScanEagle is operating routinely from ships, the unmanned aircraft snagging a wire dangling from a crane to recover to the launch vessel. But the ScanEagle weighs less than 50 lb. and has a limited payload capacity. Operating larger UAVs from warships is problematic, and under its Tern program DARPA is funding Northrop Grumman to develop a Predator-class unmanned aircraft, a coaxial-rotor flying-wing tailsitter, capable of ...


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