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Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle



Textron Systems' CUSV system continues to feature the maritime version of our proven, common command-and-control system — a trusted system that has successfully supported unmanned aircraft during more than one million flight hours.

Whether in a mine sweeping and neutralization role; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR); harbor security; monitoring or protection, our fourth-generation CUSV is a mature, multi-mission and multi-payload capable vehicle with significant in-water experience.

You can trust our proven CUSV system to enhance maritime power, while keeping personnel out of harm’s way.


  • High endurance
  • Satellite communications capable
  • Compliant with NATO Standardization Agreement (STANAG) 4586, Joint Architecture for Unmanned Systems (JAUS) protocol and Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) communication architecture

Payload Capabilities:

  • Mine countermeasures (MCM) to sweep, hunt and neutralize threats
  • Surface warfare
  • Expeditionary warfare
  • ISR packages


Endurance     20+ hours
Towing Capacity     4,000+ pounds force at 20 knots
Payload Modular/multi-payload flexibility
Data Link     Agnostic
    Survivability Minimized pitch and roll movement, even in high sea states
Launch     From ports, well decks and both LCS configurations

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