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Navy Tests X-47B on Another Carrier

The U.S. Navy is increasing the rigor of its Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator aircraft by conducting flight exercises and  take-off-and-landing drills aboard the USS…


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Drones Will Soon Deliver Pizza: Investor

Tim Draper, a third-generation venture capitalist, says drones will soon be delivering pizzas. The founder of the Menlo Park, Calif.-based venture capital firm Draper Fisher…


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Future Carriers Built to Carry Drone Fleets

Navy planners have anticipated the recent historic steps forward the Navy has taken toward outfitting the decks of their carriers with fleets of unmanned drones…



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Video: Drone Landing Shows Carrier Relevance

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said this week’s first-ever landing of an experimental drone on an aircraft carrier shows how the nuclear-powered fleet will remain relevant…








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Navy Seeks Candidates for Carrier-Based Drones

The U.S. Navy in coming months plans to begin reviewing potential candidates for its future aircraft carrier-based drone fleet, even as automatic budget cuts threaten…


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X-47B Completes First Pax River Flight

Naval aviation officials chose 11 a.m. on Sunday morning to make history as the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator made its first flight at Naval…