MQ-25A STINGRAY –Drone Helps CARRIERS Stay Out Of RANGE

CARRIER KILLERS CAN'T REACH US

150422-N-CE233-377 PATUXENT RIVER, Md. (April 22, 2015) The Navy's unmanned X-47B receives fuel from an Omega K-707 tanker while operating in the Atlantic Test Ranges over the Chesapeake Bay. This test marked the first time an unmanned aircraft refueled in flight. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

PACIFIC THEATER –Gentlemen allow me to introduce the MQ-25A Stingray. This bad boy is an air-refueling drone capable of keeping our fighter and bomber aircraft fueled well out of range of Chinese “Carrier Killer missiles”.

SOURCE: BUSINESS INSIDER http://www.businessinsider.com/mq-25a-stingray-us-response-china-carrier-killers-2017-3

The US Navy’s aircraft carriers have long given tactical advantage for the US military with its ability to deploy and project power on any shore around the globe. But recently, several of US adversaries have built long-range ballistic missiles known as “carrier killers”. The MQ-25A Stingray is the Navy’s response to threats like China’s “carrier killer”.

 



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