Daily News

Navy to spend $5 million on surveillance sensor, may shift money to RPED

Justin Katz   | March 05, 2018
The Navy intends to obligate an additional $5 million for a surveillance sensor system, but will transfer that money from the progam line item to its rapid prototyping fund should congressional appropriators direct that fund's creation in the fiscal year 2018 budget, according to documents viewed by Inside the Navy . The Expeditionary Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System (SURTASS-E) will provide "a modular flexible and rapidly deployable mobile acoustic wide area surveillance capability," according to a letter sent to the...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting as the Trump administration puts its stamp on defense policy, planning and procurement.

Log in to access this content.