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One of These ‘Bots Will Be the Navy’s Next Killer Drone

Posted March 27, 2013 3:02 PM

The Navy's future robotic air wing is taking shape. On Tuesday, the sailing branch announced that it will pay four companies to hand over the technical specs for their various designs for the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike system (UCLASS), a stealthy, jet-powered killer drone meant to operate off an aircraft carrier and fly alongside the latest manned fighters. The move clears the way for the Navy to pick one of the four designs to form the backbone of one of the most ambitious drone efforts ever.

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03/28/2013 5:32 PM

"...beware the self-aware drone, for it might NOT be your friend some day..."

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