DARPA to develop new combat drone with air-to-air capabilities

A top-secret U.S. government body called the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is working to develop a new type of air-launched unmanned air vehicle (UAV) that will have air-to-air capabilities. According to a DARPA’s statement, the research arm of the U.S. Defense Department is launching the LongShot program, which is developing an air-launched UAV […]

DARPA’s air-recoverable Gremlins drone completes third test

U.S. aerospace contractor Dynetics, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leidos, has reported that the X-61A Gremlins demonstration system successfully completed a third test flight series. Dynetics says the vehicle system has totaled seven flight hours during the month of November. The test took place at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah for the Defense Advanced Research Projects […]