GAO: Navy needs full cost estimate for unmanned maritime systems

By Audrey Decker / April 11, 2022 at 1:12 PM
The Navy has not developed a full cost estimate for its unmanned maritime systems and "does not know" how its unmanned efforts fit into future ship planning, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. The watchdog agency released its first review of the Navy’s unmanned maritime systems on Thursday, outlining numerous concerns and recommendations for the service. The Navy’s unmanned cost estimates do not account for operations and sustainment, or the digital infrastructure needed to support these...

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