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Video: Navy and Boeing demonstrate air-to-air refueling using an unmanned aircraft

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For the first time in history, the U.S. Navy and Boeing have demonstrated air-to-air refueling using an unmanned aircraft to refuel another aircraft. (dcnewsroom.blogspot.com) More...

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patpylot
patrick baker 2
intelligent force multiplier, for these will lessen the need for jets refueling other jets.
dmanuel
dmanuel 1
Perhaps one consideration, for autonomous tankers, would be the option to utilize them in a tanking/combat Hail-Mary situation where the tanker is sent beyond RTB range, to save an aircrew.
belzybob
belzybob 0
Might mean more if both aircraft were unmanned.

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