Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) Archive

  • 2013 was a historic year for the U.S. Navy as the year ushered in new technologies and new fiscal challenges. As we wrap-up the year, we look back at our […]

    Top U.S. Navy Live Blogs of 2013

    2013 was a historic year for the U.S. Navy as the year ushered in new technologies and new fiscal challenges. As we wrap-up the year, we look back at our […]

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  • Below is a photo for the history books. It shows a tailless, unmanned autonomous aircraft landing on an aircraft carrier. It’s a first for the Navy.  Secretary of the Navy […]

    Unmanned X-47B Completes First Carrier-Based Arrested Landing

    Below is a photo for the history books. It shows a tailless, unmanned autonomous aircraft landing on an aircraft carrier. It’s a first for the Navy.  Secretary of the Navy […]

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  • By Capt. Jaime Engdahl Program Manager, Navy Unmanned Combat Air System Wednesday is a big day for the U.S. Navy. It is the day X-47B “Salty Dog 502” departs Naval Air […]

    Unmanned X-47B Readies for Final Touchdown

    By Capt. Jaime Engdahl Program Manager, Navy Unmanned Combat Air System Wednesday is a big day for the U.S. Navy. It is the day X-47B “Salty Dog 502” departs Naval Air […]

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  • While the launch of the first unmanned aircraft from a carrier made U.S. Navy history, our Sailors were still very much involved.   What was it like to be a […]

    Sailors Discuss Historic Launch of Unmanned X-47B

    While the launch of the first unmanned aircraft from a carrier made U.S. Navy history, our Sailors were still very much involved.   What was it like to be a […]

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  • U.S. Navy aviation achieved a historic milestone today. The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator (UCAS-D) completed its first ever carrier-based catapult launch from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) […]

    Unmanned X-47B Completes First Carrier-Based Launch

    U.S. Navy aviation achieved a historic milestone today. The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator (UCAS-D) completed its first ever carrier-based catapult launch from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) […]

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  • Updated May 14 at 1:41 p.m.: The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator completed its first ever carrier-based catapult launch from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of […]

    X-47B UCAS Launches the Next Era of Naval Aviation

    Updated May 14 at 1:41 p.m.: The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator completed its first ever carrier-based catapult launch from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of […]

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  • Yesterday was a big day for Naval Aviation, as the Navy hoisted the first X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator on board the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman […]

    X-47B: The Future Is Here

    Yesterday was a big day for Naval Aviation, as the Navy hoisted the first X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator on board the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman […]

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