Tag Archives: X-47b

X-47B aboard the Truman at sunset

    Foreign Policy — We know we’ve been writing a ton about the Navy’s X-47B lately, but we couldn’t resist posting this as a midweek photo. It’s a great sunset shot that Northrop Grumman sent out to announce that it’s stealth UAV has just finished a series of tests certifying that it can safely […]

defpro | 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. The airworthiness test phase, which comprised 23 […]