The Navy’s FY 2021 budget request explains a new acquisition plan for the Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle (LUSV), pushing back the first vessel to FY ‘26. Congress pushed back on the Navy’s plans in the FY ’20 budget request, which planned for a new 10-ship LUSV fleet starting with $400 ...

The Navy plans to study what weapons could be put on the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter with prime contractor Northrop Grumman [NOC], the service said Thursday. According to a notice, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) “intends to negotiate and award an order to Northrop Grumman Systems ...

The Navy’s FY 2021 budget request outlined its plans to develop and start funding work for the next attack submarine, SSN(X) The service is requesting $1 million in FY ’21 and plans another $1 million in each year through FY ’25, classifying it as SSN(X) class submarine development. This FY ...