U.S. mega drone will be as deadly as the F-35 fighter and launch from warships

The U.S. military’s planned mega drone will carry the same armaments as the F-35 fighter and be able to launch from warships all over the world, the Marine Corps hopes.

The Marines released their desired specifications for the Marine Air Ground Task Force Unmanned Aircraft System-Expeditionary (MUX) last week, and want the weapon to be fully operational by 2034, Military.com reported.

They have asked for an unmanned aircraft that can carry a full weapons payload to a range of 700 nautical miles. The drone will escort and network with other manned aircraft and carry out airstrikes.

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