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AIRCRAFT PROGRAM

Northrop Grumman UCAS X-47

Lift typeFixed wing
Construction typeFactory-built
Control typeAutonomous
Engine typeTurbofan
ApplicationSurveillance
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Military single turbofan UAV with composite tailless structure.

Type variants

Variant Launch/First flight Production end  
Northrop Grumman X-47A 2001 / 2003 Initial variant.
Northrop Grumman X-47B 2009 / 2011 Variant with upgraded airframer, for naval operations.

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