Unmanned Vehicles

Rockwell Collins awarded new damage tolarance contract from DARPA

5th May 2009 - 08:45 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Rockwell Collins has been awarded the third phase of a damage tolerance contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

Under the contract, Rockwell Collins will demonstrate completely autonomous takeoff, recovery from extreme damage and failure, and autonomous landing of an unmanned subscale F/A-18. Additional flight tests will ...

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