MQ-25 early manufacturing effort needs nearly $50 million capital injection

By Jason Sherman / July 9, 2024 at 12:28 PM
The Navy's MQ-25 Stingray needs an immediate $50 million cash infusion to prop up early engineering and manufacturing development efforts, a 22% increase compared to service plans for the Boeing-led project to deliver a first-ever operational uncrewed aircraft to the aircraft carrier fleet. The Defense Department disclosed this development in a June 30 reprogramming request that seeks permission from Congress to shift $3.3 billion from previously appropriated monies to fund higher-priority needs. “Funds are required for MQ-25 [fiscal year] 2023...

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