News on the Air Force's long-term small UAS strategy, the MQ-1 Predator and more Read the Alert
The Air Force's remotely piloted aircraft capabilities division is developing a long-term strategy to guide the development of small unmanned aircraft systems and the team is looking to academia and industry for input, according to the head of that office.
As the Air Force prepares for the eventual retirement of the legacy MQ-1 Predator aircraft, plans are firming on what to do with those airframes once they are removed from operation.
The Air Force wants to save its long-endurance Orion Remotely Piloted Aircraft program from termination following a successful series of flight tests that concluded in August.
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