Navy's new SURFDEVRON projecting $31.8M in manpower costs through next FYDP

By Justin Katz  
May 22, 2019 at 12:00 PM
The Navy's new experimental squadron for surface vessels anticipates requesting $31.8 million in the fiscal year 2021 future years defense program for its manpower requirements, according to briefing slides obtained by Inside Defense . The service today will stand up the Surface Development Squadron (SURFDEVRON) during a ceremony in San Diego. The core of the new organization, which will focus on experimenting with unmanned surface vessels, will be formed from the Navy's Zumwalt Squadron One. "The reason we picked this...

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