Tuesday, May 14, 2013

#DefenseTech | Navy Launches Drone From an Aircraft Carrier* (not really)


ABOARD THE U.S.S. GEORGE H.W. BUSH — At 11:19 a.m. today, for the first time in history, a plane without a pilot in it executed one of the most complex missions in aviation: launching off an aircraft carrier at sea. Only the Navy can’t yet land that drone aboard the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush, an even harder but necessary maneuver if large drones are really going to operate off carriers. Read on at Danger Room | Wired.com

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