Dynetics Conducts Second Flight Test of X-61A Gremlins Air Vehicle Written 27 August 2020


Dynetics X-61A during a flight test at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, November 2019. | DARPA; Wikipedia; Public Domain

Airforce Technology reports that Dynetics “has carried out the flight test of the second X-61A Gremlins Air Vehicle (GAV).” The flight took place at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah, and included tests of “the Gremlins airborne recovery system.” The tests “concentrated on lowering risk and verification of system and subsystem performance,” and “covered all of Gremlins Demonstration System’s segments, which included the GAV. Take-off and recovery system, air operator control station, and the Gremlins command, control and communication system were also” tested.
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