The U.S. Navy awarded a $198 million contract modification to Boeing for the combination of a floor management station that gives command and management functionality in help of the MQ-25 carrier-based tanker drone.
In line with the U.S. Division of Protection contract bulletins, work will probably be carried out in St. Louis, Missouri (99%); and numerous areas inside the continental U.S. (1%), and is anticipated to be accomplished in August 2024.
Additionally famous that the Naval Air Techniques Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting exercise.
The MQ-25 would be the U.S. Navy’s first operational, carrier-based unmanned plane. Boeing is underneath contract to fabricate seven plane that can subsequently go into Navy flight check.
Boeing says an unmanned plane system designed for the U.S. Navy mission, it would present the wanted sturdy refueling functionality, thereby extending the fight vary of deployed Boeing F/A-18 Tremendous Hornet, Boeing EA-18G Growler, and Lockheed Martin F-35C fighters.