Naval Warfare

LUSV research continues with contracts for six companies

7th September 2020 - 18:27 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Austal USA, Bollinger Shipyards Lockport, Gibbs & Cox, Huntington Ingalls, Lockheed Martin and Marinette Marine have been awarded contracts, worth a combined total of $41 million, to conduct research into large USVs (LUSVs)

Each of these six US companies could also take up an engineering support option which would raise the overall value to $59 million.

The USN issued an RfP for its first block of LUSVs in September 2019, with the intention to begin procurement ...

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