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Britain, France launch feasibility study for joint military drones

Britain, France launch feasibility study for joint military drones

Britain and France Wednesday tasked two major defence contractors with a two-year feasibility study over a joint military drone project, with the aim of getting it off the ground by 2030. The British and French government tasked BAE Systems and […]


X-47B Operates Aboard Theodore Roosevelt

X-47B Operates Aboard Theodore Roosevelt

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator (UCAS-D) conducted flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Nov. 10. The event, the most-recent in a series of carrier-based tests, demonstrated the integration of the latest in naval […]


X-47B Makes First Arrested Landing at Sea

X-47B Makes First Arrested Landing at Sea

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator completed its first carrier-based arrested landing on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of Virginia July 10. “It isn’t very often you get a glimpse of the future. […]


X-47B Catapulted from US Navy Aircraft Carrier

X-47B Catapulted from US Navy Aircraft Carrier

USS George H.W. Bush (AT SEA): The 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 today. “Today we saw a small, but […]


X-47B Completes Key Milestone As It Prepares for Carrier Tests At Sea

X-47B Completes Key Milestone As It Prepares for Carrier Tests At Sea

The Navy’s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator completed its first-ever arrested landing here May 4, another key step to mature the system for its historic carrier-based tests later this month. “Landing an unmanned aircraft on an aircraft carrier […]


X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Completes First At-Sea Tests

X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Completes First At-Sea Tests

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator completed its first at-sea test phase aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Dec. 18. The first aircraft of its kind aboard a Naval vessel, the X-47B […]


First X-47B UCAS Catapult Launch Makes Naval Aviation History

First X-47B UCAS Catapult Launch Makes Naval Aviation History

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator successfully completed its inaugural land-based catapult launch here Nov. 29, marking the start of a new era for naval aviation. “Carrier-based unmanned aircraft will change the concept of operations for the carrier-controlled […]


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. A team from the Navy Unmanned Combat Air […]


X-47B Demos Precision, Wireless Ground Handling

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) and the U.S. Navy have taken a first critical step toward demonstrating that the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator can be maneuvered safely and wirelessly on the crowded deck of an aircraft carrier. In […]


 
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