Overview: Russia is testing prototypes of S-70 "hunter" drones, which are expected to be operational by 2024.
- Features internal weapons bays and stealth coatings.
- Blended wing-body configuration reduces radar visibility.
- AI capabilities development raises its sensor data processing and networking abilities.
- Aim to replicate the US Air Force's "loyal wingman" concept with manned-unmanned teaming.
- Integrated AI data analysis and hardened networks raise operational functionality concerns.