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Navy Eyes February Release of ‘Unmanned Campaign Plan’

U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy is expected to release its plan for its fleet of unmanned ships later this month. The upcoming Unmanned Campaign Plan will provide information on how the Navy will combine into a coherent whole its future unmanned surface, aerial and subsurface weapons and outline the operations and missions of those new platforms.

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Lockheed Martin Wins Contract to Deliver LUSV Study for US Navy; Joe DePietro, Richard McCreary Quoted

Joe DePietro

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $7 million contract to deliver a study for a proven, integrated and capable payload ship that will be able to patrol for extended durations, under the U.S. Navy’s Large Unmanned Surface Vessel (LUSV) competition, Lockheed Martin reported on Thursday. 

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Adm. Michael Gilday on Navy’s Unmanned Surface Vessel Program

Adm. Michael Gilday

The fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) directs the U.S. Navy to come up with a working prototype of a large unmanned surface vessel equipped with fully integrated and tested systems before procurement funds could be used for such vessels. 

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