U.S., Australia considering shared maintenance for Triton, details yet to be decided

By Audrey Decker / September 15, 2022 at 1:31 PM
Australia's purchase of the Triton unmanned aerial vehicle has opened the door for the U.S. Navy to possibly have a maintenance repair facility in the Western Pacific. During yesterday’s unveiling of the first Australian MQ-4C Triton in Palmdale, CA, Rear Adm. Stephen Tedford, U.S. Navy program executive officer for unmanned aviation and strike weapons, said the two countries have started discussing what a shared approach to depot-level maintenance would look like, but final plans are still to be determined. “We...

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