A new versatile drone system capable of multiple types of combat mission over land, sea and air has completed a highly successful first trial firing of a Thales Lightweight Multirole Missile (LMM) to bring the potential of unmanned air combat a step closer to reality.

The JACKAL drone completes first firing of missile [VIDEO]

The JACKAL team is now developing plans for productionising the capability, whilst the aircraft is undergoing other enhancements and tactical development.