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Rockwell awarded DARPA's contract for damage-tolerant UAV
Washington, USA - The technology will be demonstrated on an unmanned F/A-18
Rockwell Collins will demonstrate an unmanned air vehicle (UAV) capable to autonomously take-off, land and recover from serious damages. The third phase of the "Damage Tolerance" contract has been awarded to the Cedar Rapids company by DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency). Phases 1 and 2 were completed in 2008 and demonstrated that an aircraft could survive a serious wing damage and independently...
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