XLUUV prototype contracts to be awarded in early 2019

By Justin Katz / October 17, 2018 at 9:25 AM
ANNAPOLIS, MD -- The Navy expects to award fabrication contracts in early 2019 for phase two of a new unmanned undersea vehicle program, according to an officer overseeing the effort. Lockheed Martin and a Boeing-Huntington Ingalls team will each undergo a critical design review for their versions of the Orca Extra Large UUV -- or XLUUV -- next week, Navy Capt. Pete Small, program manager for unmanned maritime systems, said yesterday at an expeditionary warfare conference here. Those contractors won...

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