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Future of Naval Aviation

Courtesy of the U.S. Navy, here are photos of the Northrop Grumman X-47B Naval Unmanned Combat Air System — a carrier-launched, killer drone — being craned aboard the USS Harry S. Truman for deck-handling tests. The X-47′s first carrier launch could take place next year, paving the way for a formal acquisition of long-range strike robots for the Navy by 2018.

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