Air Warfare

DARPA lines up LongShot

10th February 2021 - 10:45 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

If LongShot reaches fruition, it will provide the USAF with an alternative means of generating combat capability.

DARPA on 8 February awarded three companies preliminary Phase I design contracts on its LongShot programme.

General Atomics, Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman will each work on developing an air-launched UAV capable of employing multiple air-to-air weapons.

LongShot aims to result in a new type of UAV that can ‘significantly extend ...

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