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New Systems


To acquire a Rigid-hull Inflatable Boat (RIB) with the capability to transport and deploy Naval Mine Countermeasures (NMCM) systems, Clearance Divers and Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs).


The Naval Mine Countermeasures Support Craft (NMCSC) project will deliver deployable RIBs equipped to carry a Clearance Diving Team and/or deploy NMCM UUVs with sensor packages and disposal systems, and to operate outside of visual range of any supporting platform/unit. The project will also address spares, training and Technical Data Package. The NMCSC will be a combat system intended for operation in a sea mine threat area. The NMCSC will be fully capable of operation in littoral waters, with expected air/water temperatures and salinity ranging from polar through temperate to equatorial latitudes at depths from 10 to 200 meters.

Preliminary Estimate

  • Under $20 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2018
    • Options Analysis
  • 2020
    • Definition Approval
  • 2021 to 2025
    • Implementation Approval
    • Request for Proposal Release
    • Contract Award
    • Final Delivery

Point of Contact

Director of Naval Requirements
Phone: 819-939-3950

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