X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Arrives on Board the USS Harry S. Truman

12/04/2012: Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman assist with the unload of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator.

The USS Harry S. 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 Harry S. Truman.

 Credit: Defense Media Activity – Navy:11/26/12

For our look at how such a capability might be used in a Pacific strategy see the following:

http://www.sldinfo.com/inserting-the-ucas-into-maritime-operations/

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