Inside the Navy - January 14, 2019

Navy sets MQ-25 price tag at $15.2B, nearly $2B higher than service cost position

By Jason Sherman  
January 11, 2019 at 4:24 PM
The Navy estimates the MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aircraft system -- the service's first operational unmanned aircraft for the aircraft carrier fleet -- will cost $15.2 billion to acquire, up nearly $2 billion from a $13.3 billion price tag the service tallied last year. The Navy advised lawmakers of the cost estimate for the new system in an initial Selected Acquisition Report for the MQ-25 Stingray program sent to Congress in November, according to a government source. The revision sets the...

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