Video: X-47B Makes First Ever Drone Carrier Landing

USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH, At Sea – The U.S. Navy made history yet again Wednesday when the X-47B drone successfully landed aboard the George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier off the coast of Virginia Beach, Va.

The batwinged-shaped jet built by Northrop Grumman Corp. made a smooth approach, touched down on the flight deck and came to a sudden halt after catching an arresting cable aboard the aircraft carrier at about 1:40 p.m.

Military​.com reporter Brendan McGarry was aboard the carrier to witness the historic landing first hand. Video is attached below and linked here.


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