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U.S. Wants to Add Mid-Air Refueling to X-45C UCAS (Updated)

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Boeing Co. subsidiary McDonnell Douglas Corp. in St. Louis, MO received a $2.65 million increment of a $175 million modification to a previously awarded other transaction for prototypes agreement to conduct a robust autonomous aerial refueling demonstration with the X-45C robot plane and extend the current flight test effort by 18 months. In addition, the company will continue previously funded work to design, develop and demonstrate three full-scale, flight-worthy air vehicles and two mission control elements under the X-45C Joint Unmanned Combat Air Systems (UCAS) program....

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