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After 16 Years, U.S. Navy’s Underwater Mine-Hunting Drone Still Falls Short – Bloomberg Business

After 16 Years, U.S. Navy’s Underwater Mine-Hunting Drone Still Falls Short – Bloomberg Business

Lockheed Martin Corp. has more than $700 million at stake in convincing the U.S. Navy it can remedy flaws in new underwater drones intended to hunt down mines from a safe distance.

Rigorous testing required for approval of a new combat system was postponed in July after evaluations found five mission “failures that impacted reliability”…

Source: After 16 Years, U.S. Navy’s Underwater Mine-Hunting Drone Still Falls Short – Bloomberg Business