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GAO reviewed the Navy's Joint Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) program, focusing on the development of a shipboard variant of the Hunter UAV for the Navy's use.

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Recommendations for Executive Action

Agency Affected Recommendation Status
Department of Defense 1. The Secretary of Defense should stop all acquisitions of shipboard variants of the Hunter UAV System until the Navy: (1) allows fleet commanders to complete their assessments of shipboard UAV requirements; (2) resolves the issue of whether Hunter will meet those requirements; and (3) determines whether fleet commanders will use Hunter if Navy acquisition officials procure it.
Closed - Implemented
DOD has cancelled the Hunter Program.

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