1. Lockheed Martin Sea Ghost
UCLASS drone is also known as the â€śSea Ghostâ€ť is capable of surveillance and reconnaissance as well as strike missions. The vehicle is expected to be able to carry a brace of 1,000-pound class weapons. It even has enough space to be armed with payloads for electronic attacks.
2. Northrop Grumman X-47B
The X-47B is currently undergoing flight-testing. The Navy hopes to launch its first operational UCLASS in 2019. By January 2012, the X-47B program had cost an estimated $813 million.
3. Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton
MQ-4C Triton has a maximum speed of 357 mph (575 km/h) and an endurance of up to 28 hours. The Triton is powered by a Rolls-Royce AE 3007 turbofan and is manned remotely by a four-person ground crew
4. Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire-X
The MQ-8C can be equipped with AGM-175 Griffin missiles, APKWSII guided rockets and AGM-114 Hellfire missiles.
5. Boeing Phantom Ray
The Phantom Ray has capabilities for surveillance, electronic attack, suppressing enemy air defenses, aerial refueling, and other missions. It has a top speed of Mach 0.85 and a range of 1,500 miles (2,414 km).
6. Boeing Phantom Eye
This high-altitude vehicle can reach 65,000 feet and is powered by liquid hydrogen, the fuel for its internal combustion engines.
7. Boeing Insitu RQ-21 Integrator
One of the RQ-21â€™s unique features is that it doesnâ€™t need a runway; it is shot into the sky using a pneumatic launcher and is recovered by a system called Skyhook.