Defense

November 28, 2012

Sailors assist with onload of UCAS-D aboard USS Truman


Northrop Grumman photograph

Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman assist with the onload of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator. The air vehicle arrived by barge Nov. 26 from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. Truman is the first aircraft carrier to host test operations for an unmanned aircraft. The Navy plans to conduct X-47B carrier deck handling tests aboard the ship.

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Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman assist with the onload of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator. The air vehicle arrived by barge Nov. 26 from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.




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