Navy eyes Stingray for future carrier-based unmanned aviation

By Audrey Decker / September 9, 2022 at 5:30 AM
NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, MD -- The Navy is working to expand its use of unmanned aviation, aiming to change the look of its aircraft carriers where more than four out of every 10 aircraft would be unmanned. “The target . . . is as we go through the [future years defense program] and beyond, the airwing is going to be somewhere north of around 40% or more unmanned,” said Rear Adm. Stephen Tedford, Navy program executive officer for...

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