X-47B

The unmanned X-47B sipping Gas from a tanker

The unmanned X-47B air refueling from a tanker (4)

The X-47B, Navy’s unmanned combat air vehicle demonstrator, plugged for the first time into a refueling basket trailing behind an Omega KC-707 tanker.

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By |April 23, 2015|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , |

The Lines of a Top Secret Stealth Bomber

Northrop Grumman Top Secret Stealth Bomber

The lines of a top secret next generation Stealth Bomber, just unveiled in a video from Northrop Grumman, known as the Long Range Strike-Bomber.  Take a look at the video…

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By |February 2, 2015|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , |

Death Is Elsewhere – drone short film

Navy X-47B drone

This new Navy X-47B drone short film shot on USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier, Aug 17, 2014, it’s so impressive.   Take a look at the video…

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By |October 13, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , , |

X-47B drone share the deck with F A-18 aircraft

X-47B drone with F A-18 aircraft

X-47B drone and F/A-18 Hornet conduct historic combined manned, unmanned carrier operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).    Watch the video…

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By |August 20, 2014|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , |

X-47B makes first carrier landing

X-47B makes first carrier landing 2

The Drone Jet X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator makes historic first carrier landing, to the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of Virginia.

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By |July 12, 2013|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , |

Drone Jet X-47B makes historic carrier launching

Drone Jet X-47B makes historic carrier launching

The Drone Jet X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator (UCAS-D) completed its first ever carrier-based catapult launch from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of Virginia.    Image © NAVAL news.   Watch the video…

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By |May 15, 2013|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , |

Unmanned Flight- The Drones Come Home

Unmanned Flight- The Drones Come Home

Unmanned aircraft have proved their prowess against al Qaeda. Now they’re poised to take off on the home front. Possible missions: patrolling borders, tracking perps, dusting crops. And maybe watching us all?   With eight arms spanning less than a yard, a German MikroKopter provides a stable camera platform for under $5,000.    Image © Joe McNally /National Geographic

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By |February 22, 2013|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , |

The Future of the US Navy

The Future of the US Navy

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) marks the Future of the US Navy. The demonstrator taxies for the first time on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).    Image credit: U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Northrop Grumman Corp. by Alan Radecki/Released       Watch the video…

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By |December 12, 2012|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , |

Wireless Ground Handling of X-47B Unmanned Aircraft

Wireless Ground Handling of X-47B Unmanned Aircraft

Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy have completed the first tests of a wireless ground handling of X-47B Unmanned Aircraft.

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By |November 19, 2012|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , |

New View of stealthy drone X-47B

Northrop-Grumman’s stealthy drone X-47B

These new photos of Northrop-Grumman’s stealthy drone X-47B show the plane designed to test out how to operate a fighter-sized, stealthy UAV from an aircraft carrier.

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By |January 29, 2012|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , |