General Atomics looks to adopt DARPA’s Gremlin Drone launch from C-130 effort to MQ-9 Reaper

General Atomics Aeronautical displayed its proposal for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA’s) Gremlin programme, to develop the ability to air launch and air recover a small unmanned aircraft system (SUAS) from a C-130 transport aircraft, at the annual Air Force Association (AFA) symposium.

General Atomics Aeronautical showed its proposal for DARPA’s Gremlin effort, to develop a small UAS that can be air-launched and air-recovered by a C-130 transport aircraft, at AFA 2016. (IHS/Geoff Fein)