Developed by the United States and Britain during the first world war, drones became an essential part of military warfare in Vietnam mostly for reconnaissance purposes that usage continues to be controversial.
These have increasingly been deployed as a spy in the sky keeping an eye on the ground below but proponents of this technology insist drones are essential to track the operations of terrorist organizations in remote places and in some cases take out enemies from a safe distance. This strange looking drone is one of the most important in the U.S military.
The Navy’s goal is for the aircraft to be able to deliver 15 000 pounds of fuel to four to six airplanes at a range of 500 miles. The MQ-25 first proved its capabilities to refuel in Flight during this test over the fields of Illinois in June 2021.