Pentagon’s commercial tech arm to ramp up role in military innovation

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When Joby Aviation’s first electric air taxi landed at Edwards Air Force Base, California, in late September, it was more than a traditional aircraft delivery. The milestone was the culmination of years of work with the U.S. Defense Department’s innovation community to determine whether an electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft — a previously unproven capability — could have utility for the military. 

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