Navy overly relied on shore-based testing in moving RMMV forward

By Justin Doubleday / March 14, 2016 at 1:17 PM
A review team found the Navy overly relied on the results of shore-based testing of the Remote Multimission Vehicle, a key factor in sending the anti-mine system to shipboard trials prematurely, according to a service spokeswoman. Last month, the Navy took up the recommendations of an Independent Review Team to forgo buying a second batch of RMMVs. The vehicle is a semi-submersible developed to tow a sonar that hunts for mines as part of the Remote Minehunting System, one component...

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