Lockheed Martin simulated a deck-handling demonstration of its MQ-25 flying-wing design UAV in mid-May at its Skunk Works facility in Palmdale, California, for U.S. Navy officials. Lockheed, Boeing and General Atomics are competing to make a single-engine UAV that can refuel fighters from the carrier deck in the mid-2020s. The Navy is scheduled to award one of the three companies a fixed-price development contract in August for four aircraft, the first of which would fly by fiscal 2021. A ...


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