UFO-Like Stealth Drone Soars in Navy Test Flight (SPACE.com)

SPACE.com - Military drones have already begun edging out manned fighter jets and bombers over the past decade, and the U.S. Navy doesn’t plan on being left behind. Its vision for unmanned aerial warfare includes a tailless robotic aircraft resembling a UFO that is scheduled to begin landing on aircraft carriers in 2013. As a step toward that goal, the X-47B drone recently made its first flight in cruise mode with retracted landing gear.

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