Navy Balances UCAS-D Continuation Against Uclass Competition

Museum exhibits or risk-reducers? That is the choice facing the U.S. Navy as it decides what to do with its two Northrop Grumman X-47Bs now that the planned unmanned combat air system demonstration (UCAS-D) program is complete. And the conundrum: Continuing to fly the aircraft risks unbalancing the...

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