XQ-58A Valkyrie Weapon Systems // Aircraft // RPVs/Drones/Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles

Country of Origin: USA

The XQ-58A Valkyrie is an uncrewed air vehicle demonstrator that can fly for long distances at high subsonic speeds. It was developed by Kratos Unmanned Systems Division, Sacramento, Calif., and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) as part of the lab's Low-Cost Attritable Aircraft Technology (LCAAT) program. The latter aims to develop inexpensive drones with the performance to necessary to operate with and be controlled by crewed aircraft. Potential missions include suppression...


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