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Surface Navy 2019: CUSV looks to Milestone C and weaponisation

16th January 2019 - 18:49 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Washington, DC


Textron and Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is looking forward to a Milestone C decision in 2019 for the Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle (CUSV), part of Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) programme.

The company is also continuing to develop a surface warfare package for the USV and demonstrated various weapon payloads at the end of 2018. The company was unable to specify what weapon systems were used.

A Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) was signed in 2018 for the development of the surface warfare package.

‘During 2018 we continued the development of that relationship and integrated a direct

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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