XQ-58A Valkyrie made its first flight

XQ-58A Valkyrie made its first flight

The XQ-58A Valkyrie unmanned air vehicle (UAV) has made its first flight.

The United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) developed the XQ-58A Valkyrie in partnership with Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems.

Valkyrie unmanned aerial vehicle met all of its test objectives during 76-minute flight over in Arizona.

The XQ-58A Valkyrie is a planned stealthy unmanned combat air vehicle that is designed with the aim of using as part of the Low-Cost, Attritable Strike Unmanned Air System Demonstration (LCASD) to escort the F-22 or F-35 during combat missions and to be able to deploy weapons or surveillance systems.

Source: www.defenceandtechnology.com
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