Inside the Navy - June 11, 2018

Walsh: Marine Corps pegs MUX at roughly $25 million per air vehicle

June 08, 2018 |
Lee Hudson
The Marine Corps would like to purchase a shipboard-capable, unmanned aerial system that can operate from both a large-deck amphibious assault ship and a Navy destroyer for roughly $25 million a copy, according to a senior official. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert Walsh, deputy commandant for combat development and integration, said during a June 6 Marine Air-Ground Task Force Unmanned Aircraft System Expeditionary (MUX) industry day the capability must be affordable. The Air Force has two Group 5 UASs, the...

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