Textron, Navy discussing additional orders for unmanned surface vehicle

By Justin Doubleday / May 19, 2016 at 8:00 AM
The Navy and Textron Systems are discussing additional orders of the company's Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle after the service decided earlier this year the unmanned boat would play a larger role in the Littoral Combat Ship's mine countermeasures mission package, according to a Textron executive. The CUSV is already a part of the mine countermeasures mission package program of record, with the Navy planning to use it to tow mine-sweeping gear as the Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS). But after...

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