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The X-47B UCAS validated for carrier operations
San Diego, USA - After a two-month test series
Northrop Grumman has recently completed a series of static and dynamic proof load tests to validate the design and structural integrity of the US Navy's first X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) for aircraft carrier launches, recoveries and at-sea operations under the UCAS Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. Over a two-month period the first X-47B underwent a series of progressive structural,...
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