Air Force’s Limits-Pushing Valkyrie Drone Takes Flight Again After Mishap

Air Force’s Limits-Pushing Valkyrie Drone Takes Flight Again After Mishap The Air Force recently conducted test flights of the XQ-58A Valkyrie drone, taking the unmanned aerial vehicle to higher altitudes than previous tests. The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), alongside the UAV’s maker, Kratos Defense, completed the tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona, on Jan. 23, the service […]

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DARPA May Have Found the Secret to Flying Aircraft Carriers

The purpose of this test was for Dynetics to demonstrate that its GAV could launch from a C-130, as well as test various capabilities like wing deployment, cold engine start, and transition to stable, powered flight, verify performance and communication links between ground and air controllers, and collect data on the drone’s overall performance. The parachute system […]

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