AF, Navy May Both Fly DARPA Missile Mothership – Breaking Defense

LongShot drone, DARPA image
DARPA’s LongShot drone, Northrop Grumman concept art…

WASHINGTON: DARPA plans to flight test a prototype of a novel air-launched drone — one designed to launch its own high-speed air-to-air missiles — as soon as the first half of 2024.

LongShot is conceived as an autonomous, air-launched uninhabited aerial vehicle (UAV) that can serve as a sort of mothership, launching its own air-to-air missiles once in range of enemy aircraft… More about this article in link below…

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