U.S. Navy Orders XQ-58A Stealth Drones

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  • 07:21 AM, December 31, 2022
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U.S. Navy Orders XQ-58A Stealth Drones
XQ-58A Valkyrie

The U.S. Navy awarded Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems Inc., a contract worth $15.5 million for two XQ-58A stealth drones.

As per a Pentagon release issued today, this deal covers delivery of two XQ-58A unmanned aerial systems (UAS) with sensor and weapon system payloads to accomplish the penetrating affordable autonomous collaborative killer – portfolio objectives, including technical services non-recurring engineering, system/subsystem integration, installation, testing, ground and flight operations, logistics, and maintenance for the UAS as well as government-owned, contractor-operated operations for flight test and demonstration events at government test ranges.

Work will be performed in Sacramento, California, and is expected to be completed in September 2023.

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