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Truman Hosts X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Demonstrator For Carrier-Based Testing

The Navy hoisted an X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator on board aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Nov. 26, in preparation for an unmanned aircraft’s first, carrier-based testing. ( More...

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LancairESP 3
X-47B? Yep, I have an iPhone app for that!
Can't we get a ban on UAV related news?
joel wiley 2
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:) No I mean on this feed
joel wiley 2
Sorry, my bad.
MimosaDrive 2
They should have an unmanned aircraft carrier for the UAVs.
oowmmr 1
That thing is so cool. When, when, when can I fly on it??
joel wiley 1
This represents the first documented carrier landing of this UAV. How many launchings before the first freeflight landing (retrieval?)?. Curiosity successfully dropped onto Mars, but I wouldn't like to be on the flight deck, or the lower part of the island for landing #1. The results of that will be more newsworthy than this PR piece.


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