Navy's MQ-25 unmanned tanker drone has 'emerged' from program delays

By Audrey Decker / September 29, 2022 at 4:25 PM
After supplier issues and schedule delays, the Navy says the MQ-25 Stingray program has moved beyond its setbacks -- but remains on a tight schedule to achieve operational capability by 2025. The service is looking to Boeing’s MQ-25 unmanned aircraft to play a major role in the future carrier air wing, providing aerial refueling for the fleet and alleviating some of the pressure on F/A-18 Super Hornets. In a report to Congress, publicly released Sept. 23, the Navy stated that...

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