Navy to buy SCO USVs for experimentation, eight LUSVs through FYDP (UPDATED)

By Justin Katz / March 14, 2019 at 12:24 PM
(Editor's note: Subsequent to this article's publication, the Navy clarified that it will procure eight Large Unmanned Surface Vessels. The two USVs bought in fiscal year 2020 -- and featured incorrectly in the Navy's FY-20 budget highlights book -- will be separate vessels configured by the Strategic Capabilities Office.) The Navy will procure two additional unmanned surface vessels configured by the Strategic Capabilities Office in fiscal year 2020, and experimentation with those ships will inform the top-level requirements of...

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