Navy relying on maritime accelerated acquisition for Hammerhead mine program

By Mallory Shelbourne / October 22, 2019 at 10:25 PM
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- The Navy is employing its maritime accelerated acquisition process for a new mine system known as Hammerhead. Sam Taylor, the senior leader for mine warfare at the program executive office for unmanned and small combatants, told attendees today at the National Defense Industrial Association's annual Expeditionary Warfare conference here the Navy is utilizing other transaction agreements for sensors. "This system is a maritime accelerated acquisition program. So it is being done a little bit different," Taylor said,...

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