CUTING EDGE

USAF WANTS TO TRANSFORM MISSILE RAILS INTO ARMED DRONES

DISPATCHES FROM THE FRONT LINE OF AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY

THE DEFENSE ADVANCED Research Projects Agency — DARPA, the Pentagon’s fringe-science organization — has begun work on a small drone that extends the range of an AIM‑120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to- Air Missile (AMRAAM).

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