Navy to designate two MQ-4C subprograms as it seeks capability improvements

By Nick Wilson / October 31, 2023 at 2:42 PM
The Navy is splitting its MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft program into two subprograms as it seeks capability upgrades for “Increment 2” systems while slashing overall procurement quantities. “MQ-4C achieved [Initial Operational Capability] in July 2023 delivering the full set of [Multi-Intelligence Integrated Functional Capability] requirements,” Triton program manager Capt. Josh Guerre told Inside Defense . “For the purposes of acquisition configuration management, this is now defined as the Increment 1 subprogram,” he said. “Subsequently, there have been directed capability improvement...

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