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American UAV XQ-58A "Valkyrie" for the first time demonstrated the use of an internal compartment for weapons

Stealth drone "Valkyrie" has passed the next stage of testing. It is reported that an inconspicuous American drone during the sixth test flight carried out a launch from its own board of a small drone located in its internal compartment. We are talking about a compartment designed for weapons.

From the internal compartment of the XQ-58A Valkyrie, an ALTIUS-600 UAV was launched, as reported in the American press. Tests of such a plan were conducted in the airspace over the Yuma test site in Arizona (USA).

In addition to the implementation of the possibility of launching a drone from its board, the Valkyrie UAV has worked out, as noted, its "new technical plan capabilities". In the messages of Alison Turri, the manager of the flight demonstration program of the company that developed the UAV, it is said that the" Valkyrie " during the new test flight showed improved values for both speed and altitude.




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