Funding for SCO technology bound for Marine Corps at risk in FY-20 defense bills

By Justin Katz / September 12, 2019 at 10:35 AM
The congressional committees overseeing the Pentagon's budget are divided on funding for technology developed by the Strategic Capabilities Office and bound for the Marine Corps that would launch organic fires from an unmanned surface vessel. The Marine Corps has referred to the technology as "Long Range Unmanned Surface Vessels," and plans to develop 11-meter autonomous boats through the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory, according to the Navy's FY-20 budget justification documents. SCO, which dubbed the capability "Sea Mob," said little about...

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