A Boeing-led team and Northrop Grumman collaborated in a carrier air wing teaming demonstration using manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) capabilities. In this simulation experts used Northrop Grumman’s E-2D simulator, Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet, and the Navy’s MQ-25TM StingrayTM unmanned aerial refueler. The significance in MUM-T technology is that its capabilities can demonstrate “how anticipated carrier air wing concepts… were made routine and repeatable with the unmanned MQ-25.” Additionally, in this exercise Boeing highlighted that MUM-T technology can also mitigate communication mishaps and increase mission success.
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Source: Aviation Today
Type: Defense and Technology
Date: 3 August 2021