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Watch: Boeing “Loyal Wingman” Stealth Drones Makes First Flight

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Originally appeared at ZeroHedge

About two years after we told readers the pilotless “Loyal Wingman” drone was being developed in Australia, the military unmanned aerial vehicle that uses artificial intelligence to attack enemy targets has conducted its first test flight, according to ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

Boeing developed the Loyal Wingman in partnership with the Defence Department and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). It’s the first time in more than five decades a military plane has been designed and manufactured in Australia.

Watch: Boeing "Loyal Wingman" Stealth Drones Makes First Flight

The RAAF wants the Loyal Wingman to fly alongside high-value assets such as the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet, Boeing P-8 Poseidon, and Boeing E-7 Wedgetail.

Designed by Boeing Phantom Works in Brisbane, the largest Boeing development center outside the US, the stealth drone has a nautical mile range of 3,704 km (approximately 2,300 miles). The fighter-like jet is 11.6 meters long and will be embedded with a host of electronic warfare sensors. As far as the type of weapons the drone will carry, well, that remains classified.

The drone’s artificial intelligence will allow it to fly independently to support manned aircraft while maintaining a safe distance between other aircraft.

Australia plans to spend $89 million to acquire three more Loyal Wingman later this year.

“It is a milestone for Australia, for the Boeing Company, and for the Royal Australian Air Force,” said President of Boeing Australia, Dr. Brendan Nelson.

… and here’s the video of the first-ever test flight of the stealth drone.

The drone’s development comes as a great power competition between the US and China will continue to flourish in the 2020s. Both countries are fighting for global dominance and have been quickly modernizing their respective militaries for potential conflict in the Pacific, which is not that far away from Australia.

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Hasbara Hunter

I bet this Commonwealth-Project is goin’ to be just as Succesful as the Ugly Duckling F-35 Joint Strike Loser…

https://sputniknews.com/military/202103051082267606-us-house-armed-services-chair-wants-budget-cuts-to-rat-hole-f-35-fighter-program/

Clarence Spangle

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JIMI JAMES

We don’t fuck ass about here when it comes to engineering,infact this is a 6th gen jet powered strike fighter that can arm as well,now when it comes to bang for buck we leave usa and europeans in the shade (period)

Clarence Spangle

Germans are still miles above you.
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Ahson

dude….please…..number 1 you ain’t fawkin german, and number 2 this HO-229 was tested recently and it was not stealthy at all. Yous a dumb uneducated cvnt. Get the Fukk outta here……

Clarence Spangle

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Hasbara Hunter

I just hooked me a Great White Shark…hehehehe…..

Clarence Spangle

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farbat
Clarence Spangle

Have some pizza fagbat . . .
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Hasbara Hunter

Tell your Pizza-Chef he made the swastika in the friggin wrong direction…

Here’s Good example for Manolo di Pizzaiolo…
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Clarence Spangle

You still copy the Germans . . .
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FlorianGeyer

I hope there is a fridge on board for the lager, as I am told that the Loyal Wing Man needs booze as well.

Whilst I have my Woke hat on, I am outraged that typical white sons of slave owners have not considered the LGBTQ community, and disregarded all the Loyal Wing Women, especially the Trans Gender Wing community.

I also demand that an African American version is also constructed with 100% African American input.

The abject racism of artificial intelligence must be cancelled immediately, HH. :)
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Clarence Spangle

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Ahson

Whats with all this neo nazi paraphernalia? This is not a nazi forum…..you got that?

Clarence Spangle

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Ahson

you lost muddafukka? What do you think South Front is? Storm Front?

johnny rotten

The Boeing, that of the 777 Max? the one that should have already failed for quite some time? a walking dead shouldn’t design anything, but the American one is such a bankruptcy system that the most corrupt are also the most rewarded, if the mythical free market existed, the Yankees would not have an aviation industry yet, instead as usual they charge costs to their vassals, as well as to their citizens, with the hope that those flying objects do not fall on someone’s head.

HiaNd

Russia’s ‘Hunter’ Is Unlike Anything in America’s Arsenal
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Clarence Spangle

You Allies all still copy the Germans . . .
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JIMI JAMES

Fkn well don’t,it took only 3 years to develop,no wonder/askenazi/cia got it in for boeing,CIA/lowlife rippoff merchants can’t take to the fact 6th gen stealth fighters are reality now,hence 100% designed and built by Boeing/australia and Raaf!

Germanys behind times,how many drones superior soviet 50s tech knocked german drones off yugoslavia back then.also proves the soviet.russians with the superior dna yet even us convicts are smart enough to not entrust in nazi theft let alone rely on bullish time frames eu-epp corporations fail to delivered!

3 YEARS,and developments to date has not missed a beat,consider the advantage CIA/LOCKHEED MARTIN HAVE IT IN FOR BOEING,Raaf best stick to boeing:
That useless french submarine project hopefully goes to the distbin of history,
many tens of billions are far better spent upgrading our shipyards and develop
our (collins class) and future nuclear subs,with the same swedish (dna)company
There are more calls to cancel the contract for obvious reasons(national securty)
Money as you know is the most important aspect,to bring efficiency in all spheres
best bang for buck + timely manner,fits the bill,not selow unelect foriegn policys:

You fail to acknowledge russians achieved what usa with their soo superior nazi henchmen can achieve,albiet under cias fake moon landings more cia crumbs,
yet how it it todays,the better scientists are obviously evident more than ever before in history,this is why the great pretenders of advanced civilisations will be exposed for the fake phoney and fraudlent mob they truly are,gods the witness!

JIMI JAMES

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JIMI JAMES
Lone Ranger

Cute toy drone…

JIMI JAMES

Cheap as chips,compared to the failed f35 touch screen useless junk!
Had no choice really.

Clarence Spangle

You still copy the Germans . . . ha ha ha . . .
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JIMI JAMES

Arguably germans,soviets or both?

farbat

what germans

JIMI JAMES

Ok,askenazis there ye go!

farbat

jumping from one tool to the other XD

JIMI JAMES

Cmon,compared to some rolex,these ozzi drones are cheap!

farbat

so germany is basically a conglomerate of fascist organisations and still today its no different but germany couldnt and still cant govern itself in all 5 directions of power it is not even able to control the least important aspects of state power

JIMI JAMES

Because they still owe the swiss or someone with hefty capitas,
Just like ww2,invade others resources,anything to repay their debts,but the soft power approach,you know like how their henchmen accuses communists

farbat

not really its simply the nature of germans they are the best sheep on the planet they will work without suicide so they are even better than japanese

farbat

if you count the power of an iran or russia on 5 fingers you start with the most important powers til the ones you are familiar with
1.conceptual power
2.ideological power
3.legislative power
4.executive power
5.judikative power
and from all these 5 powers germans are just told about 3 lesser ones being important while even the lesser power is not in their hand

farbat

germany just has the lesser 3 powers and it isnt allowed to control them independently it always needs to ask first its masters what and what not to do the same was the case with the nazis they had the ideological power added but were still a controlled mess

farbat

you are right its for a change cheap which makes me wonder if its good because its hard to believe that it is good considering that they claim alot of things which are questionable and at the end it turns out a joke like harop or other similar stuff which is totally hyped about before it turned out to be actual overpriced trash

JIMI JAMES

You mean Harrop? His stuff is top level like hollinger,better than german,
problem was bad leaders cashed in on industrys for the french or the swiss?
Still along way to go in developments for this project,ofcourse cia/usa milita complex hate morrison for this,but these f35s are not approved by the best fighter pilots here,whilst no angels atleast bold enough to say it as it is?

farbat

if this is truely 2 million at the end like they claim and if it truely is high tech like they claim and not just another good looking trash system than maybe the usual suspects wont be totally useless and can in fact keep their ground against the east which i doubt big time specially of the british and their subjects

farbat

i have my doubts to be truthful because the usual suspects arent carried on the hands anymore they were dropped in the mud and now they have to get used to being nothing special so i believe they might freak out even more and behave stupider before they ever do something useful

JIMI JAMES

Still if one were kiev and just been sanctioned by usa,how stupid is that?

farbat

if you think nazi germany was controlled by germans than you are wrong

JIMI JAMES

Hmm,someone who ski between french and swiss alps to there for overdue repayments?

farbat

germans was more than 200 knights and lower nobles and its emperors were kind of hot air

farbat

i find it immense interesting how people dont ask the question of how germany stood up again from the destructions of the past most noteworthy the first world war which was just a couple of decades before

farbat

nobody really seems to ask the questions which matter like for example how it comes that germany didnt plunder hyper rich tiny swiss or why it did even kinda defend swiss

JIMI JAMES

Business as usual,repayments must be met none the less,which makes one wonder why was hitler so frantic?

farbat

how comes swiss treated germans like a bunch of degenerates and tools and how comes germans still behaved like whores towards swiss maybe there was something going on there in this relation

JIMI JAMES

I only wear swiss movement,never miss a sec but dates sometimes dodgy

maybe your onto something there?

farbat

the maybe part is funny XD

Clarence Spangle

You Allies stole everything you have from Germany, including rockets . . .
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JIMI JAMES

Speaking of cias

farbat

germany did come up with everything on its own?

JIMI JAMES

Some say with abita help from aliens,somesay soviets,others say bushford?

farbat

hahaha the aliens issue is always funny

JIMI JAMES

I saw the nazi zero gravity saucer,that was not bullsht!

farbat

haunebu?

farbat

so tell me where does the technological drain come from?

farbat

how comes the global elites did allow the nazis to have access to their tech?

farbat

you know cern they are hiding nowadays in there the same bunch behind the world wars

farbat

the jews do the same thing they lie and claim aliens did help them but we know who these “aliens” are by name every single one of them

JIMI JAMES

Nowadays jews are fullovit.

farbat

how comes germans stole even arian identity because for me as an iranian its absurd that germans claim to be our people and goethe nietzsche and all the german literature which mattered being utter copies of iranian literature doesnt fix it

farbat

maybe nazis could be taken serious if they werent such a bunch of larpers and liars

klove and light

spot on………and dont forget the nuclear bombs stolen from germany…..(uranium bomb).little boy was 100% german made and stolen in whole….the US failed to bring their plutonium bomb , fat man, to critical detonation due to their failure in electrionics/detonation procedures………

check the timetable of events…….COincidence??

8 may 1945

july 16 1945

august 6 1945

august 9 1945

funny what a coincidence, that the US nuclear program got a run AFTER the invasion and occupation of germany………

just a coincidence…gggg

farbat

were any of these technologies ever useful?

JIMI JAMES

Physics,atomic nucleus,powerplants second to none,the world would be a better place if they disabled nearly all nukes and recycled them towards hybrid nuclear hydrogen /gas reserves for everyone to share and save$$$

farbat

so no it wasnt useful because again the world isnt controlled by the likes of germans and never will be which is why cartels and mafias rule over what happens an what not

JIMI JAMES

Put it this way,no future in fascism nor the lgbtq,fossil energised the future!

farbat

yes the mafias energized the past and they still do and they like fossil fuel and other ressources which are not going to be pretty

farbat

there isnt even a doubt in the world that finance pharma and fossil fuel and other cartels exist and rule the industries

farbat

do i have to tell you that germany and europe as a whole was just a testing platform

farbat

the usa had technoloies aswell which are decades ahead but it never would have been allowed to use them and this becomes clearer everyday while technological drain becomes more obvious

farbat

what when i told you that roswell was a man made ufo

farbat

i dont see any american ufos beating russia or china with their superior technologies so again the limitations are ignored often times

farbat

hey nazi fräulein wieso gehst du nicht in deine kneipe und erzählst dein blödsinn den rest deiner degenerierten affenbande

Clarence Spangle

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JIMI JAMES

Why doesn’t Time just admit,they need hitler?

Clarence Spangle

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farbat

have fun in the mud XD

Clarence Spangle

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farbat

lol what a joke you nazis are

JIMI JAMES

Hitler was born of incest,what did the dumb kunts expect ,divine valour?

farbat

dont call yourselves arian you shameful larpers!

Clarence Spangle

Have some pizza . . . fagbat . . .
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farbat

go to india with your symbolism you fool maybe you impress them

Clarence Spangle

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JIMI JAMES

India?

farbat

arianism isnt just limited to iran afganistan pakistan and tajikistan its also in india

Clarence Spangle

India.comment image

JIMI JAMES

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Who contributed more towARD

Clarence Spangle
Clarence Spangle
Clarence Spangle

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farbat

you need cow urine therapy gomutra like they call it

Clarence Spangle

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farbat

your masters XD

Clarence Spangle

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FlorianGeyer

Lol.

farbat

indians are larpers with monkey deities and lesser than the animals they worship

Clarence Spangle

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farbat

learn from india and drink cow urine

Clarence Spangle

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Clarence Spangle
JIMI JAMES
farbat

btw i have a radio and a rife from nazi time with the real symbol on the radio maybe you like to whore yourself to me for touching it XD

JIMI JAMES

Eh the pizzas getting cold

JIMI JAMES

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Nazis were succesfull in destroying too many good things,to the point
of no return back then,the soviets had no choice but to defend eastern
europe

Clarence Spangle

You still copy the Germans . . .
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Ahson

nobody else does…..only you think so in your filthy apartment in the low income housing complex.

farbat

they were successful sheep

Clarence Spangle

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farbat

also hindu tier sprichst du deutsch?

Clarence Spangle
Harry Smith

Nah! Germans are those who stealing everything! Just kidding.
http://ram-home.com/ram-old/sk-9.html

Clarence Spangle

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Harry Smith

O yeah! Look at Swedish Carl Gustafs Model 1921/1924comment image

Rafael

Nonsense. AK and StG 44 are totally different designs, M-16 is more similar to StG44 than AK.
“Oh, but they both have barrels ya know!” You can show Avtomat Fedorova from 1916. and claim StG44 copied it (Germans actually copied soviets rifles not vice versa).

Clarence Spangle

Bottom one looks like an SKS, you don’t know your ass from a hole in the ground.

FlorianGeyer

Yes, its hard to imagine that the German flying wing was actually in action over the D Day beaches in 1944.
That’s 77 years ago, this coming June.

su-34

THe 2nd Horten prototype didn’t fly until spring ’45, just for a few test flights before crashing, and being destroyed.

Ahson

it flew once on its test flight……..don’t you know?

FlorianGeyer

It still flew in 1944 on a combat mission. This was a 1st.

The Luftwaffe also successfully tested in combat a TV guided missile in combat that was controlled by a Dornier, I think. The flight was in the Italian sector ,if my memory is correct.

Ahson

yes, but those are all history of very early examples of missile technology. The Fritz X and the V-1/ V-2 etc….. This Ho-229 was no stealth craft. It was a flying wing concept. That is all. Yes the Nazi’s were pioneers, true……but so what? Now many other nations are pioneers too. Big deal no……changes nothing.

su-34

Pindos had Northrop’s flying wing developments beginning with in the late ’20s, in parallel with Horten brothers’ developments in Germany. The russkies had Cheranovskii’s flying wing series of gliders, and planes, starting in the mid ’20.
There were other pioneers that contributed even earlier to the concept.

su-34

PC1400X was a remotely controlled APHE gliding bomb. It was employed by a group of Fliegende Bleistifte to sink the battleship Roma, and heavily damage Italia, after the Makaronifresser signed the armistice. It was also used against allied ships in the Mediterranean theatre.

Tommy Jensen

Women can do the same thing as men, and men can be like women.
Our 5 star invisible US fighter drone can hit any target on the planet that threaten our way of living without bringing our minority values in jeopardy.

FlorianGeyer

Lol.

cechas vodobenikov

odd looking dildo–anglos need rough sex

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