In contested airspace, this does sound like a massive 'here are our troops' radar signature risk.@Cynical -Do your homework .
Maths done -"The APT 70 version carries 70 pounds to a distance of 35 miles at a maximum speed of over 120 mph." that will give a GS of 85kts , sufficient.
Smart enough UAVs to fly below tree top height, with a decent enough seek and evade capability to nav down woodland rides or firebreaks might as well be loaded with warheads and sent on a 'explode on warm bodies or exhausts' tasks.
Do we still do acoustic tracking?