Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle (CUSV™)

Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle (CUSV™)

High endurance
Payload flexibility
Satellite communications capable
Compliant with NATO Standardization Agreement (STANAG) 4586, Joint Architecture for Unmanned Systems (JAUS) protocol and Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) communication architecture
Tested with packages including side-scan sonar, mine neutralization, ISR and non-lethal weapons
Endurance
20+ hours
Survivability
Up to Sea State 6 (20 foot/ 6 meter waves)
Towing Capacity
4,000+ pounds force at 20 knots
Payload
Modular, multi-payload flexibility
Data Link
Agnostic
Multi-mission and mature

Textron Systems' unmanned maritime architecture is based on the company's proven command-and-control systems and serves as the foundation for the U.S. Navy’s first Unmanned Surface Vessel, specifically the Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS).  Our CUSV is currently in its fourth generation, offering a versatile and mature system with high tow force, redundant power and ruggedized hull that reduces manpower and operational costs.

Specifications

Survivability
Minimized pitch and roll movement, even in high sea states
Launch
From ports, well decks and both Littoral Combat Ships