Leidos‘ Dynetics subsidiary and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency have demonstrated the airborne recovery capability of an unmanned aerial vehicle under development. A pair of X-61 Gremlin Air Vehicles exhibited autonomous formations and safety features before a C-130 aircraft recovered one GAV unit, DARPA said Friday. “This recovery was the culmination of years of […] More
A Dynetics-made unmanned aerial vehicle demonstrated autonomous and manual safety behaviors in a test flight series for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The Gremlins Air Vehicle, with its corresponding recovery system, performed seven hours of flight in November, at Utah-based Dugway Proving Ground, Dynetics, a Leidos subsidiary, said Wednesday.