Inside the Navy - December 4, 2017

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

December 01, 2017 |
Justin Katz
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The Navy's newly-established Unmanned Undersea Squadron (UUVRON-1) is programmed to have 95 personnel and 45 UUVs from the service's programs of record by 2024, according to the squadron's commanding officer. UUVRON-1, 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 by 2024 the squadron anticipates having 45 UUVs from the Navy's three programs of record: Littoral...

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