UCLASS to be Descoped for CBARS Conversion AKA MQ-25 Stingray

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UCAS-D/ N-UCAS concept
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November 22/23: Design Review Boeing won a $36 million modification, which adds scope to provide non-recurring engineering for the preliminary design review of six sub-systems to mitigate component obsolescence in support of MQ-25 Stingray low-rate initial production for the Navy. The MQ-25 Stingray is an unmanned aircraft designed for aerial refueling. The MQ-25 Stingray is developed to support and enhance the capabilities of military aviation, allowing aircraft to operate for longer durations and cover larger distances without needing to land for refueling. Work will be performed in Endicott, New York; Saint Louis, Missouri; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Clearwater, Florida, San Diego, California; and Melbourne, Florida and is expected to be completed in April 2024.


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UCAS-D/ N-UCAS concept (click to view full) The idea of UAVs with full stealth and combat capabilities has come a long way, quickly. Air forces around the world are pursuing R&D programs, but in the USA, progress is being led by the US Navy. Their interest is well-founded. A May 2007 non-partisan report discussed the […]

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