X-47B UCAS Engages Refueling Tanker Mid-Flight

By Caroline Rees / 21 Apr 2015
X-47B engages Omega tanker

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Navy

Northrop Grumman last week shared an image of the X-47B UCAS (Unmanned Combat Air System) as it successfully engaged the refueling drogue of an Omega tanker. The next stage of the flight test program will be the first-ever unmanned aerial refueling, which is expected to take place later this year.

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