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US Navy seeking additional AUVs

18th January 2018 - 08:00 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


The US Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) has stated its intention to extend a contract with Hydroid for its Littoral Battlespace Sensing Autonomous Undersea Vehicle (LBS-AUV).

Announced on 8 January, SPAWAR intends to procure a total of four non-developmental item UUVs, extending an existing contract with the company. 

Previously, the Navy’s Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I) - SPAWAR ordered production of three LBS AUVs, known as the Hydroid Remus 600, and one shipset.

The AUV comes in two variants, AN/WSQ-43 (V)1 and AN/WSQ-43(V)2, with the (V)2 version capable of being

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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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