C4iSR: Maritime

LCS anti-submarine warfare mission package completes testing milestones

18 July 2018

A Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) anti-submarine warfare (ASW) mission package system recently successfully completed two testing milestones, the US Navy (USN) Unmanned and Small Combatants Program Executive Office said on 16 July.

The Dual-mode Array Transmitter (DART) Mission System Towed Body and associated launch-and-recovery assembly components completed a 10-day Dockside-1 test event at the waterside product integration, assembly, and test complex of Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in Fort Pierce, Florida, the office said.

The array completed a full-power, in-water test about a week later at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Seneca Lake Detachment’s test facility in Dresden, New York.

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