The X-47B Doesn't Need A Pilot to Land on an Aircraft Carrier

As the role UAVs in the US military expands, the demands placed on these unmanned platforms grow as well. One of the most important new abilities these autonomous fliers must have is the ability to land atop a thin strip of tarmac rolling on the high seas. And that's just what the new Northrop Grumman X-47B will do. » 8/08/12 11:30am 8/08/12 11:30am