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US Navy Test Unmanned Fighter Aircraft With Manned Fighters

Monday, February 24, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Staff Writer  |  February 20, 2020  |  iHLS

 

The United States Navy along with Boeing have recently tested controlling an unmanned aircraft with a manned jet. This capability is considered to be critical for staying relevant in the world of 21st century naval aviation.

The Navy flew two unmanned E/A-18G Growlers with a third, manned fighter aircraft. The manned aircraft acted as mission control for the two unmanned aircraft.

The test was in order to prove the effectiveness of technology that allows E/A-18G Growlers and F/A-18 Super Hornets to perform missions alongside unmanned aircraft. READ MORE...


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