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The Pentagon ordered the development of systems for marine drones worth 982 million dollars

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun15,2024

Pentagon orders $982 million worth of naval drone systems

The US Department of Defense has awarded contracts worth $982 million to 49 companies to develop systems and supply equipment for naval drones, including combat equipment . and supply of equipment for marine drones. This is stated on the website of the US Ministry of Defense, UNN reports.

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Multiple contract to support the current and future family of systems and subsystems of unmanned surface vehicles have been concluded with the following 49 industry partners

the message says.

According to the Pentagon release, the contractors must supply combat equipment, sensors, mission support systems, drone control systems in autonomous regime, elements of coastal and base control platforms, logistics and support services.

The maximum value of all contracts is $982.1 million

the message added.

The list of contractors that received part of the contract includes US companies from various states, including California, New Mexico, Virginia, South Carolina, Florida, Wisconsin and other regions. Among them is also the Microsoft corporation without specifying a specific part of the work.

As the US Department of Defense notes, the work must be completed by February 2025 with a possible extension until February 2030.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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