posted on Apr, 11 2014 @ 07:06 AM
“This is hard stuff,” he added. “The first UAS with no-kidding sense and avoid is hard stuff.”
No, it really isn't. In fact, its really a very simple task IF you stop trying to jam all that equipment into an unsuitable airframe. The problem
they are really facing is, if they are honest, SPACE.
You do not take a Hawker Hunter and try to get it launching off a deck armed with 4 Phoenix missiles and a brace of Sparrows either side and call it a
Tomcat. No, you build a Tomcat.
Northrop should fall on their sword on this one, and evolve the twin engine design and really put a supremely capable and effective platform onto the