Monday, 20 May 2013

X-47B makes first touch-and-go landings on carrier

On Friday May 17, the US Navy's X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator took another historic step as it conducted its first touch-and-go landings on the nuclear aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush off the coast of Virginia. This maneuver is a critical achievement in the Navy’s program to develop an autonomous, unmanned, jet-powered combat aircraft capable for operating from a carrier... Continue Reading X-47B makes first touch-and-go landings on carrier

Section: Aircraft

Tags: Autonomous, Northrop Grumman, US Navy, X-47B

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