X-61 Gremlin Recovered by C-130 Mid-Flight for the First Time Written 8 November 2021


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

The Daily Mail (UK) reported that an X-61 Gremlin Air Vehicle, “an unmanned reconnaissance vehicle developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), has been recovered while in mid-flight for the first time, DARPA announced Friday.” In the demonstration was held last month, “two of the drones performed autonomous formation flying positions before one GAV was recovered by a C-130.”
Full Story (Daily Mail)