USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, at sea (NNS) — 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.
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PATUXENT RIVER, Md. (NNS) — 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.
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Rockwell Collins Tactical Targeting Network Technology (TTNT) was used by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S. Navy as they successfully completed a series of deck handling trials of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System aboard the aircraft carrier… Continue reading
Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy have successfully completed a series of deck handling trials of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator aircraft aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75).
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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… Continue reading
Northrop Grumman is the Navy’s prime contractor for the UCAS-D program.
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Northrop Grumman, U.S. Navy Demonstrate Precision, Wireless Ground Handling of X-47B Unmanned Aircraft
Northrop Grumman Corporation 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 early… Continue reading
The Navy made Pax River history today after it conducted the naval air station’s historic first flight of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator.
At 11 a.m., the tailless, unmanned aircraft launched from Pax River and flew for… Continue reading
In early July, members from the Unmanned Combat… Continue reading
Navy and Northrop Grumman personnel welcomed the second X-47B,… Continue reading
U.S. Navy, Northrop Grumman Complete X-47B Flight Testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Move Second Unmanned Aircraft to East Coast
The first major phase of flight testing the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator aircraft came to a successful conclusion on May 15 when Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy wrapped up testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.… Continue reading
“This summer will be full of activity as the team braces for X-47B’s first… Continue reading