With MQ-25 reprogramming approved, Navy awaits Congress' budget maneuvers

By Abby Shepherd / March 13, 2024 at 4:32 PM
Funding to resolve the Navy's MQ-25 Stingray uncrewed aircraft system's obsolescence issues may be available soon now that Congress has approved a service reprogramming request, the Navy announced Monday. In June 2023, Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro approved a new acquisition plan for MQ-25, one that delayed milestone C production certification to the third quarter of 2025 and included reprogramming money from aircraft procurement to research, development, test and evaluation in fiscal years 2023 and 2024. According to FY-25 budget...

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