U.S. Navy Delays MQ-25 Program By Another 10 Months

An MQ-25 flies with a Cobham aerial refueling store.
Credit: Boeing
U.S. Navy officials have delayed the initial operational capability (IOC) for the Boeing MQ-25 Stingray by another 10 months, pushing the schedule for the uncrewed, carrier-based refueling aircraft to mid-2026, a new budget document shows. The latest setback means the IOC milestone is now expected...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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