House Lawmakers Request Enablers For Competition, Capability Tradeoffs In UCLASS Program

By Lee Hudson / September 18, 2013 at 4:35 PM
Two House lawmakers are pressing the Navy to expand the requirements for the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike system to enable competition and capability tradeoffs at the beginning of the program. House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee Chairman Randy Forbes (R-VA) and Ranking Member Mike McIntyre (D-NC) sent a letter on Sept. 17 to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus asking that the Navy draft a new technology development request for proposals. This RFP would not focus on just...

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