Navy planning FY-20 LDUUV RFP, accelerating effort by five years

By Justin Katz / March 19, 2019 at 4:00 PM
The Navy intends to publish a competitive request for proposals in fiscal year 2020 for one of its largest developmental unmanned undersea vehicles, a move that would accelerate the program by five years. The service was in talks with Congress to quicken the pace of the Large Displacement Unmanned Undersea Vehicle, also called Snakehead, and the FY-20 budget justification documents confirm those plans and show new details about the proposal. "One Phase 1 vehicle, with sufficient test spares, will...

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