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Navy's new UUV squadron programmed to have 45 vehicles by 2024

By Justin Katz  
November 29, 2017 at 1:46 PM
The Navy’s newly established Unmanned Undersea Squadron (UUVRON-1) is slated to have 95 personnel and 45 UUVs from the service's programs of record by 2024, according to the squadron's commanding officer. The squadron, based in Keyport, WA, currently has 30 personnel and is programmed to reach full operational capability by 2020, Cmdr. Scott Smith told Inside the Navy during an interview last week. He also said that by 2024 the squadron anticipates having 45 UUVs from the Navy’s three...

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