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U.S. Navy Lands A Drone On An Aircraft Carrier For The First Time

The X-47B unmanned aircraft took off from a naval base in Maryland Wednesday and successfully landed on board the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush off the coast of Virginia, according to the U.S. Navy.

X-47B Completes First Carrier-based Arrested Landing

Additional photos of the X-47B:

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