in the news: Pentagon awards $41 million contract for Special Forces combat submersibles


The U.S. Department of Defense has announced that Teledyne Brown Engineering, industry leader in engineered systems and advanced manufacturing, was awarded a $41 million contract for production and delivery of MK11 Shallow Water Combat Submersibles (SWCS) and provide related engineering services.

Teledyne Brown Engineering is the Prime Contractor for the U.S. Special Operations Command’s Shallow Water Combat Submersible. The SWCS vehicle contract was awarded on the basis of design. The contract consists of design, systems engineering, test and evaluation, systems integration, manufacturing, training, configuration management, quality assurance, logistics, and program management.

The MK11 SWCS is a mini-submarine, designed for operation by specialist U.S. Navy SEAL special forces teams.

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