Navy now eyeing April for LUSV analysis of alternatives completion

By Jason Sherman / January 21, 2022 at 9:24 AM
The Navy has pushed the target completion date for a mandated study -- exploring potential alternatives to a fleet of Large Unmanned Surface Vessels that include commercial ships and amphibious warships packed with long-range missiles -- until spring, a delay of more than six months compared to the project's original goal. Rear Adm. Paul Schlise, surface warfare director in the office of the chief of naval operations (N96), last week told an audience at the Surface Navy Association that the...

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