Navy Releases Video of First X-47B Aerial Refuel

Northrop Grumman's X-47BThe Navy issued video Thursday afternoon showing the first ever refuel of the X-47B, a carrier drone prototype.

Built by Northrop Grumman, the X-47B has taken part in a host of tests as the Navy sees what’s possible for a future carrier drone fleet. (Video after the jump)

For mobile readers, here is the link to the video.

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  • Phono

    This is amazing.

  • Louis

    Very interesting. Even though the craft was unmanned I must credit the crew of the tanker for the uneventfullness of the refuel.

  • gkm

    when do you you have to burp it?