Drones on carriers draw nearer

Drones on carriers draw nearer

From the Bayou Renaissance Man comes this today.

“We’ve mentioned the US Navy’s X-47B program before in these pages.  It’s a technology demonstrator rather than a prototype of a production aircraft, designed to test the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles on board and in the airspace around aircraft carriers.  If it works as planned, the Navy intends to develop a successor, more capable airframe under the UCLASS program, to become operational in the 2020’s.”

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You may fire when ready, Gridley

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