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Navy RDT&E efforts facing cuts, fences in policy bill conference report

Justin Katz   | July 27, 2018
Lawmakers are seeking to cut or limit three major Navy research and development programs, including the Marine Corps' upcoming group 5 unmanned aerial system and a top Navy unmanned underwater vehicle, in the fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill conference report . The two programs lawmakers trimmed are the Marine Air Ground Task Force Unmanned Expeditionary, also called MUX, and the Navy's Large Displacement Unmanned Underwater Vehicle -- dubbed LDUUV. Additionally, they limit the Navy's procurement of a high energy...

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