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Dry Combat Submersible needs a transporter

8th May 2020 - 11:00 GMT | by Andrew White in London


US Naval Special Warfare Command, as a component of US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), is seeking a transportation device to support the mobility requirements of the Dry Combat Submersible (DCS).  

USSOCOM tasked its SOFWERX experimentation agency to host a series of events to identify suitable solutions capable of transporting the 14-tonne platform over land, air and sea. Designed in conjunction with Submergence Group, the DCS measures 9.36m x 2.34m and has a top speed of 7.5kt.

The DCS has been designed to insert eight US Navy SEALs (including a crew of two) up to 100km underwater, operating at depths …

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