Navy will use Orca XLUUV acquisition strategy as model for future programs

By Lee Hudson  
January 17, 2018 at 1:32 PM
The Navy will use a rapid acquisition strategy for the Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle as a model for other acquisition programs. Capt. Jon Rucker, unmanned maritime systems program manager at the program executive office for the Littoral Combat Ship, said Jan. 11 Navy acquisition executive Hondo Geurts visited Naval Sea Systems Command earlier this month to discuss accelerating the acquisition process. "Part of that is developing technology, getting it to the user -- kind of what we're doing...

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