X-47B UCAS Catapult Launch

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator successfully completed its inaugural land-based catapult launch Nov. 29 at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. The Navy's first-ever steam catapult launch of the pilotless X-47B ensures the vehicle can structurally handle the rigors of the unique and stringent aircraft carrier environment. Read more at: http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NAVAIRNewsStory&id=5199

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