Forbes Pressures Navy On UCLASS Requirements

By Olga Belogolova / February 19, 2014 at 4:59 PM
As the Navy prepares to release a draft request for proposals for the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Surveillance and Strike system, House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee Chairman Randy Forbes (R-VA) wants to make sure that the service gets the requirements right for the system. According to a congressional source, the draft RFP's release is "imminent." In a Feb. 18 letter to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, Forbes says the UCLASS draft RFP must include requirements for aerial refueling, survivability, lethality...

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