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Salty Dog 502, X-47B Drone, First to Land on Aircraft Carrier

A US Navy’s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System drone, nicknamed Salty Dog 502, successfully landed on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS George HW Bush at sea.  The Navy press release reads, in part: “Today’s demonstration was the first time a tailless, unmanned … Continue reading

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USS George HW Bush – New $6 Billion Aircraft Carrier Without Working Toilets

The USS George HW Bush, the tenth of the Nimitz class, is the US Navy’s newest aircraft carrier.  It cost $6.2 billion to build and is powered by two nuclear reactors which can develop 260,000 shaft horsepower.  The carrier can … Continue reading

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