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For the First Time Ever: US Navy Drone Refueled Mid-Flight

The X-47B test UAV has completed the first-ever autonomous aerial refueling. Developed by Northrop Grumman, the drone received over 4,000 pounds of fuel from...

Navy’s X-47B Program Ramps Up Flight Test

The X-47B unmanned combat air system is gearing up for shore-based flight test activities in preparation for the next round of sea trials this...

Navy X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Completes Carrier Tests

The Navy concluded another round of carrier testing Nov. 19 to further demonstrate and evaluate the X-47B unmanned air system integration within the aircraft...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tactical Targeting Network Technology for Deck Handling Trials of X-47B

Rockwell Collins Tactical Targeting Network Technology (TTNT) was used by Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy as they successfully completed a series of...

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...

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...