July 21, 2019

Morning Coffee: X-47B Scheduled for Pax River Testing

X-47B UCAS taxi

Northrop’s X-47B UCAS is scheduled for shore-based testing conducted from NAS:Patuxent River in preparation for upcoming sea trials.

FY14 Pentagon Funding Uncertainty “Extraordinary Situation”

Three very different 2014 DOD funding scenarios are still being considered a month and a half into the fiscal year.

First Arrested Landing of X-47B Unmanned Demonstrator

The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman Corp. conducted the first fly-in arrested landing of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland.

X-47B Demo Barged from Pax to First Carrier Test Ops

Navy will use USS Harry S. Truman as the first aircraft carrier to conduct X-47B tests for carrier deck handling of an unmanned aircraft.