Navy League 2019: US Marine Corps Plans Cash Prize Challenge for MUX

The US Marine Corps is planning to use a cash prize effort in development and procurement of its MUX unmanned aircraft Cash prizes are an unorthodox way of procuring a major weapon system The US Marine Corps (USMC) is planning a cash prize challenge of up to eight rounds for the development and procurement of its Marine Air Ground Task Force...
  • The US Marine Corps is planning to use a cash prize effort in development and procurement of its MUX unmanned aircraft
  • Cash prizes are an unorthodox way of procuring a major weapon system

The US Marine Corps (USMC) is planning a cash prize challenge of up to eight rounds for the development and procurement of its Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Expeditionary (MUX) aircraft.

Rear Admiral Brian Corey, programme executive office (PEO) for unmanned and weapons, said on 6 May that each part of the prize series will allow the USMC to focus on a particular capability.

Source: www.janes.com