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Northrop Grumman SHEPARD

Lift typeFixed wing
Construction typeFactory-built
Control typeAutonomous
Engine typeHybrid
ApplicationExperimental
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Autonomous hybrid-electric demonstrator for DARPA's Series Hybrid Electric Propulsion AiRcraft Demonstration program (SHEPARD), designated XRQ-73. In development.

Type variants

Variant Launch/First flight Production end  
Northrop Grumman SHEPARD / Hybrid-electric Group 3 UAS.

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