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World's first pilotless supersonic combat drone on sale for $16m

In The News, 2 March 2021
Aerospace, Military Sciences
"The main driver for supersonic unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs) is to allow them to operate alongside piloted, supersonic fast jets in tactical situations without having to coordinate between aircraft types with very different levels of performance," said Justin Bronk, research fellow for airpower and technology at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). "In other words, UCAVs designed for 'loyal wingman' type operations are more likely to be designed with supersonic performance than ones designed to operate independently."

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Justin Bronk
Research Fellow, Airpower and Technology

Justin Bronk is the Research Fellow for Airpower and Technology in the Military Sciences team at RUSI. He is also Editor of the... read more