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US Army explores new watercraft solutions

8th January 2019 - 08:48 GMT | by Scott Gourley in California

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The US Army is exploring potential new solutions to meet its watercraft logistics requirements, with an indication that commercial solutions could be considered for the programme.

Manned by soldier-mariners of the US Army’s Transportation Corps, Army Watercraft Systems (AWS) and waterborne logistics project and sustain combat power by delivering 90% of all unit equipment and supplies for US forces.

Recent evidence of service interest in potential new solutions to watercraft requirements can be found in a ‘sources sought’ announcement, dubbed ‘AWS Market Study’ and released on 11 December 2018 by the Army Contracting Command-Rock Island.

According to the announcement, the

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