Senate appropriators recommend cutting funding for Navy's LDUUV

By Audrey Decker / October 21, 2021 at 1:37 PM
The Senate Appropriations Committee wants to cut funding for the Navy's Large Displacement Unmanned Underwater Vehicle phase 2 contract. The committee's draft of the fiscal year 2022 defense spending bill, released Monday, states concern about Snakehead, a multimission UUV intended for deployment from submarines . The White House's FY-22 request included $29 million for phase 2 of the LDUUV program, according to the explanatory statement accompanying the bill. "The committee notes that with submission of the FY-22 president's budget request,...

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