The US Air Force Research Laboratory has completed the sixth flight test of the XQ-58A Valkyrie drone and successfully released a smaller drone from its internal weapons bay for the first time during the flight.

The flight test, which was conducted on March 26, 2021 at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona demonstrated the ability to launch an ALTIUS-600 small, unmanned aircraft system (SUAS) from the internal weapons bay of the XQ-58A.

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