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SOFIC 2017: NSW Expands Surface Mobility

18th May 2017 - 17:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Tampa


US Naval Special Warfare (NSW) elements are expanding the size of their surface mobility platform fleet. The fleet changes were included in an update presented at this week’s Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC), in Tampa, Florida.

The surface mobility platforms fall under USSOCOM’s Program Executive Office for Maritime, which is led by Capt Kate Dolloff, USN. Dolloff was one of seven PEOs to provide a portfolio update during SOFIC.

 ‘SEALION fulfills our requirement of Combatant Craft – Heavy,’ she explained. ‘We have two of these craft now and are working on getting a third, which I am absolutely positive …

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