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Marines' ultra-powerful heavily-armed mega-drone will devastate enemies of the US

Thursday, March 29, 2018   (0 Comments)

By Allison Barrie  |  March 29, 2018  |  Fox News

Armed to the teeth with an array of powerful, destructive weapons, an incredible thinking drone- one that can conduct missions on its own without a human - may soon hit the skies to keep Marines safe.

The Marine Corps is aiming to build a revolutionary drone called MUX (Marine Air Ground Task Force Unmanned Aircraft System-Expeditionary).

MUX will terrify enemies of the United States. And with good reason. MUX isn’t just big and powerful – it will be ultra-smart. This could be a heavily armed drone that can take off by itself, fly itself, avoid obstacles by itself, adapt by itself and land itself- all without a human piloting it.

If goals are met, the MUX will be a drone that can truly run vital missions all by itself. Sure, it can be an eye in the sky but it could carry all the same weapons as the F-35B – a variant of the sophisticated fifth generation stealth fighter jet, the F-35. 

Earlier this month, Marines through down the gauntlet to industry to build the MUX, providing a detailed wish list of remarkable capabilities. Here’s a look at what the Marine Corps expects for MUX.  READ MORE...

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