Navy begins modifying aircraft carriers to host MQ-25 Stingray equipment

By Lee Hudson / March 20, 2017 at 9:11 AM
The Navy has begun modifying aircraft carriers to host control stations, multiple displays and an area for the air vehicle operator to sit when flying the MQ-25 Stingray, according to a service official. Capt. Beau Duarte, unmanned carrier aviation program manager, said March 15 at an industry luncheon at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD, the Navy began hull mechanical and electrical installation on the Carl Vinson (CVN-70). "We got a bunch of lessons learned from that," he said. "We've...

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