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The test flight is an early step toward getting the robot aircraft ready to fly in support of Marine Corps missions.
The Air Force in coming years wants to pair pilots with collaborative combat aircraft to boost mission flexibility and firepower.
“There’s enough technology in existence from programs that we’ve already conducted, it convinces me that’s not a crazy idea,” Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall said.
A prototype by Kratos was first to fly, but Boeing and General Atomics will also develop Skyborg air vehicles.
By Valerie Insinna