Navy leaders stress importance of medium UUVs for submarine fleet

By Audrey Decker / November 1, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Top Navy submariners highlighted medium-sized unmanned undersea vehicles as a main priority for the service, noting that demonstrations are under way to determine how these vehicles will be launched and recovered from submarine torpedo tubes. Large UUVs, such as the Extra Large UUV and Large Diameter UUV, are important to the force, but medium-sized vehicles can be deployed from any submarine, Vice Adm. William Houston, commander of Naval Submarine Forces, told reporters today at the Naval Submarine League Annual Symposium...

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