LDUUV program may be two years behind schedule due to funding cuts

By Lee Hudson / April 4, 2017 at 10:29 AM
The Snakehead Large Displacement Unmanned Underwater Vehicle program, selected by the Navy for accelerated acquisition, may be two years behind schedule because of funding cuts in upcoming budget cycles, Inside Defense has learned. The Navy's financial management and budget office, at the secretariat level, is seeking to cut the LDUUV by about $40 million in the fiscal year 2018 budget request, according to a source with knowledge of the program. The proposed cut would put the program behind by...

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