7 Amazing Unmanned Military Aircraft Of The Future

1. Lockheed Martin Sea Ghost

UCLASS drone is also known as the “Sea Ghost” 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.

7 Amazing Unmanned Military Aircraft - Lockheed Martin Sea Ghost

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.

7 Amazing Unmanned Military Aircrafts -  Northrop Grumman X-47B

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

7 Amazing Unmanned Military Aircrafts - Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton

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.

7 Amazing Unmanned Military Aircrafts - Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire-X

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).

7 Amazing Unmanned Military Aircrafts - Boeing Phantom Ray

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 Amazing Unmanned Military Aircraft -  Boeing Phantom Eye

7. Boeing Insitu RQ-21 Integrator

One of the RQ-21’s unique features is that it doesn’t need a runway; it is shot into the sky using a pneumatic launcher and is recovered by a system called Skyhook.

7 Amazing Unmanned Military Aircrafts - Boeing Insitu RQ-21 Integrator

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