US Navy sees larger unmanned aircraft fleet with expanded roles

by Michael Fabey

The US Navy (USN) future air wing will include greater numbers of unmanned aircraft with expanded mission sets, Vice Admiral James Kilby, deputy chief of naval operations for Warfighting Requirements and Capabilities, told lawmakers on 18 March.

The USN can “get to 40% of the air wing unmanned”, Vice Adm Kilby testified during a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces.

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