Northrop drops out of Navy's MQ-25 competition

By Lee Hudson / October 25, 2017 at 12:55 PM
Northrop Grumman will not bid on the Navy's MQ-25 Stingray unmanned tanker program, the company's chief executive said today. During a call with analysts, Wes Bush said Northrop "could not put forward an attractive offering to the Navy that would represent a reasonable business proposition." The company was one of four competitors likely to vie to build the MQ-25 unmanned aerial system, which will operate from aircraft carriers. The remaining potential bidders are Boeing, General Atomics and Lockheed Martin. Northrop...

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