SCO embarks on effort to increase MK 48 heavyweight torpedo range

By Lee Hudson / February 8, 2018 at 7:00 AM
The Strategic Capabilities Office is embarking on a new project, dubbed the Contender, to help the Navy increase the range of the MK 48 heavyweight torpedo. The Contender program will use the University Affiliated Research Center, with Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Laboratory as the vehicle design and integration agent, according to the statement of work posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website. "As the Contender initiative demonstrates success, the U.S. Navy will determine when a transition to a Program...

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