XQ-58A Valkyrie

NF-16 VISTA upgraded to accelerate the development of tactical autonomy for uncrewed aircraft

NF-16 VISTA upgraded to accelerate the development of tactical autonomy for uncrewed aircraft

AFRL’s Autonomous Aircraft Experimentation team is using a highly modified Air Force Test Pilot School NF-16, an aircraft recently designated… Read More

2 years ago

XQ-58A Valkyrie Tail #1 slated to go to USAF Museum after just four flights

The XQ-58A was the first aircraft developed in partnership between AFRL and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions to be a… Read More

3 years ago

F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II fly in formation with the XQ-58A Valkyrie for the first time

The rocket-launched Valkyrie successfully conducted a semi-autonomous flight alongside the F-22 and F-35s for the first time. On Dec. 9,… Read More

3 years ago

XQ-58A Valkyrie maiden flight scheduled for this autumn

The XQ-58A Valkyrie embodies the AFRL’s concept of a “Loyal Wingman”, a low-cost, unmanned aircraft that could expand the combat… Read More

6 years ago