August 21, 2022

First Ever In World MQ 25 Stingray UAV Tanker Refuels Navy’s Fighter Jet— F/A 18 Super Hornet

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Shailesh Kumar, National Defence
New Delhi, 08 June 2021

You may have often seen mid air-refuelling but this one is different. For the first time in the world an unmanned aerial vehicle mid air refuelled a fighter jet. The amazing MQ-25 program of Boeing in a visual delight successfully conducted the first ever aerial refuelling operations between a US Navy’s manned receiver fighter jet – F/A-18 Super Hornet and unmanned tanker (MQ-25) on June 4th from Mid America Airport in Mascoutah, Illinois. The news is confirmed by Naval Air Systems Command of US Navy.

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