Tag Archives: Northrop Grumman

Designing a Better (and Cheaper) SEAL Delivery System

by LTJG Brett Davis. LTJG Brett Davis is a U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Officer, runs the blog ClearedHot, and is trying to figure out how Twitter actually works. He holds an M.A. in International Relations from Northeastern University. His comments … Continue reading

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Navy Drone Touches Down On Carrier Deck for First Time

by DAVID AXE The U.S. Navy’s X-47B jet-powered drone prototype touched down on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush for the first time on Friday — continuing an historic series of accomplishments begun on May 14, … Continue reading

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Behind the Navy’s Carrier-Launched Killer Drone

by David Axe. Sometime today the U.S. Navy will launch a modern, jet-powered, armed drone from the first time from an aircraft carrier, the USS George H.W. Bush. The X-47B Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, built by Northrop Grumman, is a possible … Continue reading

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Air Power’s Robotic Future: An Interview with Northrop Grumman’s Carl Johnson

by DAVID AXE The future of aerial warfare was on dramatic display on Feb. 4 at Edwards Air Force Base in California. At around 2:00 PM local time, a 38-foot-long, bat-shaped, jet-powered robotic aircraft lifted off from the runway and … Continue reading

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