U.S. Navy Creating Task Force To Speed UAV Development

A Boeing MQ-25 refuels an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye during an Aug. 18 flight test.
Credit: Boeing
The U.S. Navy’s top uniformed leader is not satisfied with how quickly his service is developing unmanned capabilities and has ordered the creation of a new task force over the next few months to find ways to accelerate. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday, speaking Sept. 8 at a Defense...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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