More XQ-58A Orders from the U.S.
According to the announcement, the financial volume of the contract with Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems Inc. is USD 15,5 million. Deliveries are expected to be completed in September 2023. The United States took the first serial-manufactured XQ-58A Valkyre in October 2022.The XQ-58 Valkyrie was produced as part of the U.S. Air Force LCASD (Low-Cost Attritable Strike Demonstrator) program, which aims to create a modular unmanned aerial vehicle that costs up to USD 3 million. Platforms are expected to deliver two Small Diameter Bombs in an internal bay to 4,800 kilometres distance. Platforms are expected to deploy as loyal-wingman to manned aircraft and expend when necessary in a high-risk environment or one-way tasks.