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Navy Seeks Proposals From 4 Companies for Future Carrier-Based Aerial Refueling Drone

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Atomics, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) are potential bidders on the U.S. Navy‘s procurement program for a carrier-based unmanned aerial refueling tanker, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

USNI News reported Tuesday the Navy sent a request for proposals to the four companies for the MQ-25 Stingray aerial tanker drone that would supplement the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet in refueling operations ahead of a potential contract award by September 2018.

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