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Frequentis contracted for control system for MQ-25 Stingray

4th July 2019 - 08:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Frequentis has been awarded a $8.45 million firm-fixed-price contract for work related to the MD-5A unmanned carrier aviation mission control system for the US Navy’s Boeing MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aerial vehicle. 

The contract covers the engineering and logistics for the design, development, test, manufacture and repair of the MD-5A, an integrated computer system that will transport voice communications from carrier-based air vehicle operators to local audio switches, local radio terminals and remote radio terminals. 

Work will be performed in Columbia, Maryland, and is expected to be completed in March 2021. 

Naval fiscal year 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds for the contract amount were provided at the time of award, and the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division based in Lakehurst, New Jersey is the contracting activity for the contract.

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