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F/A-18 Super Hornets Drop Autonomous Drone Swarm | Video


The Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO) and Naval Air Systems Command, successfully demonstrated one of the world’s largest micro-drone swarms at China Lake, California, Oct. 16, 2016, according to a DOD news release. A swarm of 103 autonomous Perdix drones was launched from three F/A-18 Super Hornets. The micro-drones demonstrated collective decision-making, adaptive formation flying, and self-healing.




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