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Re: X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Operating Aboard the U.S.S. George Bush
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2014, 04:00:36 PM »
While it's nice to know what is going on - I hate these videos. Too much info to be obtained.
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Re: X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Operating Aboard the U.S.S. George Bush
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2014, 05:05:44 PM »
While it's nice to know what is going on - I hate these videos. Too much info to be obtained.

Back in the days of yore, if the military released this you could just about depend on the fact it was already obsolete and something else was being hidden.  But under Obama, I guess he thinks this is better than outright turning over the blue prints.
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Re: X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Operating Aboard the U.S.S. George Bush
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2014, 05:32:41 PM »
Yep - you only got vids when the next gen stuff was already being tested.

From that vid, simply off the top of my head as a fairly none tech - we have thrust, weight, size, radar signature, several of the control frequencies, a small amount of the actual control systems used, probable loadout and flight duration. You can make an estimate of what coating is used. Hell - you listen to the engines fire up, look at the geometry and you know the performance envelope.

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Re: X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Operating Aboard the U.S.S. George Bush
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2014, 06:25:19 PM »
All true, but this way, if something goes wrong with the craft, he can blame it on George Bush - the USS George Bush!


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