UCLASS could get tanker role

According to USNI News, the U.S. Navy is contemplating using the Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) aircraft as an aerial refueling tanker.

This will help free up more Super Hornets for strike missions. However, some in the industry doubt there will be enough UCLASS aircraft on board a carrier to take over that role.

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