DARPA To Develop High-Speed, Runway-Independent Prototype

A DARPA slide presented March 1 shows concepts for an upcoming high-speed, runway-independent prototype program. 

Credit: Brian Everstine/Aviation Week
FORT WALTON BEACH, Florida—DARPA will start a new program aimed at high-speed, runway-independent aircraft—a program that coincides with multiple other Pentagon efforts looking at future mobility concepts. DARPA Director Stephanie Tomkins says the program—Speed and Runway Independent Technologies...

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