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A Scientist and a Defense Contractor Are ‘Growing’ Drones

Imagine a drone that can fly at speeds close to breaking the sound barrier, go undetected by radar, and carry out missions autonomously, without human control. Such a drone already exists. It’s named Taranis, after the Celtic god of thunder.

Developed by BAE Systems, one of the world’s largest multinational defense, security, and aerospace companies, Taranis was…

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