USAF integrating MQ-9s with Stellar Relay computer for possible JADC2 missions

By Sara Sirota / October 15, 2020 at 10:20 AM
The Air Force is looking to integrate the MQ-9 Reaper with a new open mission system computer called Stellar Relay that could strengthen the unmanned aircraft's utility for joint all-domain command and control as its traditional role monitoring and striking terrorism targets slows down. Stellar Relay, built by defense company Parry Labs, is a "hyper-converged infrastructure" that acts like an airborne data center and performs a variety of surveillance and communications functions -- cloud-based computing at the edge, high-speed data...

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