Northrop Grumman, U.S. Navy Catapult X-47B from Carrier, marking the first catapult launch of an unmanned aircraft from a ship

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md., 16 May 2013. Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC) and the U.S. Navy made carrier-capable unmanned aircraft history by catapulting the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator from the deck of the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77).

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