Navy's large unmanned undersea program eliminated in FY-23 budget

By Audrey Decker / April 22, 2022 at 1:54 PM
The Navy's Large Displacement Unmanned Undersea Vehicle program -- known as Snakehead -- will be eliminated after just recently becoming available for fleet use. Snakehead is the Navy’s largest submarine-launched UUV, intended to provide increased endurance, depth capability and payload capacity beyond small and medium UUVs. In fiscal year 2022, the service completed 30% of phase one water test events. The phase one prototype was built to develop techniques, tactics and procedures, concepts of operations and risk reductions for submarine...

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