Specifications of the X-47 drone

Produced by Northrop Grumman under a U.S Navy contract, the X-47 is designed to operate autonomously from carriers (launch and landing) as well as refueling in midair, also autonomously. The Navy’s UCAS-D program is intended to reduce risks with developing future unmanned, carrier compatible systems. Read related article.

Specifications of the X-47 drone
Source: Northrop Grumman. The Washington Post. Published on July 10, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
 
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