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The Navy's unmanned X-47B flies again

Picking up where it left off during the summer, the futuristic aircraft carries out at-sea maneuvers on and around its third aircraft carrier.

By November 11, 2013

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Hooked! X-47B comes in for a carrier landing

Don't try this with your backyard drone. The X-47B has made its first arrested landing on an aircraft carrier, and the world of unmanned aircraft may never be the same.

By July 10, 2013

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Navy's X-47B makes first arrested landing

The autonomous aircraft's successful ability to grab a special cable upon landing sets it up for its first carrier tests later this month.

By May 6, 2013

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Unmanned X-47B aircraft completes sea trial

The pilotless prototype shows that it can fit into the crowd on an aircraft carrier flight deck and get the job done "in the most hostile electromagnetic environment on Earth."

By December 20, 2012

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Watch the X-47B make its first catapult take-off

The pilotless aircraft needs to prove that it's up to the rigors of the kind of slingshot launch that it can expect soon from an aircraft carrier.

By December 1, 2012

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Carrier-bound X-47B drone passes remote-control test

On dry land, Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy show that they can use a handheld controller to maneuver the drone as if around the tight quarters of an aircraft carrier.

By November 15, 2012

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Samsung Digimax U-CA 3

Kids will love the camera's customizable animated start-up screen and easy operation, but advanced snapshot photographers will find its shooting options limited.

May 21, 2008

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X-47B robo-stealth plane attains 1st cruise flight

Northrop Grumman's unmanned stealth plane chalks up another milestone ahead of its anticipated aircraft carrier trials.

By October 10, 2011

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Navy one step closer to aircraft carrier X-47B flights

The F-18 that landed aboard the USS Eisenhower uses the same avionics and software as the X-47B, a robot stealth plane that's like a UAV drone on steroids.

By July 8, 2011

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Unmanned Phantom Ray makes first flight

The prototype aircraft, which sports a striking flying-wing design, flew for 17 minutes last month. Says Boeing: "Autonomous, fighter-sized unmanned aircraft are real."

By May 3, 2011