Navy Continues X-47B Test Program Through Fiscal Year 2014

By Lee Hudson / November 10, 2013 at 7:30 PM
The Navy will continue to test the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System-Demonstrator through the fiscal year and will reassess the test effort next summer, a change in plans from the program's original schedule. The service had planned to retire the two X-47B air vehicles after testing aboard the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) in July. Extending the test program will allow the Navy to tackle some of the technology concerns for the Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike...

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