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From CNET News:
On dry land, Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy show that they can use a handheld controller to maneuver the drone as if around the tight quarters of an aircraft carrier.
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Remote control! That certainly seems like a nice feature to have on a UAV.
...why doesn't the Navy simply embed cables in the flightdeck and have the X-47B "follow" them (like automated mail carts) to where-ever they want the craft to go?
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