A launch crew prepares a X-47B drone for its first land-based catapult launch at Patuxent River

 
A launch crew prepares a X-47B drone for its first land-based catapult launch at Patuxent River
A launch crew prepares a Northrop Grumman X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator for its first land-based catapult launch in this U.S. Navy handout photo taken at Patuxent River, Maryland November 29, 2012. REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Courtesy of Northrop Grumman/Alan Radecki/Handout