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USN MQ-25 Stingray Competition Aircraft - The Next-Generation USN In-Flight Refueling Platform


The Untied States Navy is actively looking into a carrierborne aerial tanker aircraft of unmanned design - and the usual industry players have taken note.

The United States Navy (USN) has evolved their UCLASS requirement - a combat-capable, carrierbased unmanned attack system - to become an unmanned aerial tanker platform. Current contenders include Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and General Atomics (Northrop has removed itself from the running). A design decision is expected before the end of 2018 and the service expects to procure in the neighborhood of seventy-two air vehicles for the unmanned fuel delivery role. Below are all of the current and formaer contenders in the program.

There are a total of 4 USN MQ-25 Stingray Competition Aircraft - The Next-Generation USN In-Flight Refueling Platform in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.