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.
Boeing unveiled its MQ-25 Stingray unmanned tanker aircraft in a December 19th, 2017 press release....
General Atomics remains a primary contender for the USN MQ-25 Stingray carrierborne unmanned aerial tanker competit...
The Lockheed MQ-25 Stingray is actively competing for the standing unmanned fuel delivery system requirement being ...
Northrop Grumman has since given up on selling its MQ-25 Stingray UCAV to the United States Navy - who now requires...