Boeing could produce Loyal Wingman fighter-like drone by middle of decade: executive


FILE PHOTO: A model of Boeing’s new unmanned, fighter-like jet is displayed in Avalon, Australia February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Jamie Freed

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Boeing Co sees mass production of its unmanned, fighter-like jet developed in Australia likely happening by the middle of the decade, an executive said on Tuesday, as it rolled out the first of three prototypes.

“We are expecting middle of the decade, maybe a bit earlier that this will be in production,” Shane Arnott, the programme director of Boeing’s Airpower Teaming System, told reporters.

He said up to 16 of the Loyal Wingman…


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