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The Navy can't decide if its Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike drone should be dedicated to surveillance or strike duties.

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The Navy's X-47B unmanned fighter has hit yet another milestone, successfully refueling in mid-air over the waters off Maryland and Virginia.

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The US Navy's X-47B, its carrier-borne, unmanned combat air system has just completed a series of testing aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt, and the Navy has been kind enough to release footage of the drone's activities. While this isn't the first time the X-47 has operated from a carrier, it does mark the first occasion it's done so alongside active-duty aircraft, like the F/A-18 Hornet, making this a significant milestone in the UCAV's development.