The U.S. Navy has carried out ground breaking tests of its unmanned drone X-47B alongside a manned F/A-18 fighter jet.
The tests were conducted on the carrier deck of the Theodore Roosevelt in the eastern Atlantic Ocean on August 17. It was the first time that the two aircraft have operated from the same carrier.
Capt. Beau Duarte said: ‘Today we showed that the X-47B could take off, land and fly in the carrier pattern with manned aircraft while maintaining normal flight deck operations.’
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