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Lawmakers Offer A Way Out of US Navy Minehunting Mess

Lawmakers Offer A Way Out of US Navy Minehunting Mess

Minehunting Unmanned Surface Vehicles (MHUs) and the AQS-24 sonar. Four such systems, using modified 11-meter rigid hull inflatable boats (RHIBs) towing the AQS-24, are in service with the US Navy’s Fifth Fleet in the Persian Gulf, and the sonar is also in service with the minesweeping helicopters. The Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle (CUSV), under development by Textron as part of the Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) towed array that is part of the LCS Increment 3 MCM package. “The CUSV appears to present both a cheaper and more effective alternative to RMMV, as well as the opportunity for significant cost avoidance,” McCain and Reed wrote, adding that at least 24 CUSVs already are part of the mission package’s program of record. Using only one vehicle to tow minehunting sonars, rather than two, would also simply shipboard operations. More use of unmanned underwater ...

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