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China Tested New Powerful Engine for Its Lijian Stealth Attack Drone

I had a post on July 2, titled “Successful Test Flight of China’s J-31 with New Powerful WS-13E Engine” based on Chinese website mil.163.com’s report the same day. 490 more words

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back.

As someone who intimately follows the growing industry of war-based drones, I have held a special place in my heart for the Navy’s Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) program. 706 more words

Robots on the move

They fly, play soccer and heavy metal. They may outrun you in the woods. We’ve had UAV’s for some years, now they are not remote controlled, the are autonomous: 66 more words


The Refueler and the Refuelee

The Navy’s unmanned X-47B is designed and produced by Northrop Grumman.  In the photo to the left, it’s being refueled by an Omega K-707 tanker.  The X-47B is an unmanned combat air vehicle designed for aircraft carrier-based operations.  173 more words

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