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House panel would slash Navy MQ-25 air vehicle request by more than 40 percent

June 14, 2018 |
Jason Sherman
A key House panel is proposing to cut the Navy's MQ-25 Stingray fiscal year 2019 budget request by more than 40 percent, dealing the high-profile project to develop a catapult-launched unmanned aircraft system a major funding setback just as the service this summer is set to select a contractor to lead the program. The House Appropriations Committee recommends a $267 million cut to the unmanned carrier aviation program, citing "air segment product development excess to need." The committee approved its...

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