Development of the Boeing X-45C and Northrop Grumman X-47B Joint Unmanned Combat Air System (J-UCAS) vehicles is continuing for now with available fiscal 2006 funding, despite uncertainty over what happens in FY '07, when J-UCAS is scheduled to end. The most recent Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) determined that J-UCAS in its current form will be stopped at the end of FY '06, at which point the Navy will embark on the development of its own carrier-based UAV and the Air Force will ...

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