Japan’s Ministry of Defense this week issued a document detailing new military equipment it’s developing, with rationales and status updates for programs ranging from hypersonic weapons to unmanned underwater vehicles. Read More
The following is the March 16, 2021, Department of the Navy Unmanned Campaign Framework. Read More
Swarming drones, submersible vehicles and other unmanned technologies geared to operations at sea will hit the water this summer for the Navy’s next advanced naval technology exercise. Read More
The Navy’s Knifefish unmanned undersea vehicle, a key component of the Littoral Combat Ship’s mine-hunting capability, successfully completed sea acceptance testing off the coast of Massachusetts.
The following are the Naval Sea Systems Command briefing on Unmanned Underwater Vehicle programs from last week’s Surface Navy Association 2018 symposium.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded BAE Systems a $4.6 million contract for an unmanned underwater vehicle that would help U.S. Navy submarines detect adversary subs while minimizing their own risk of being detected. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The theft of American high tech intellectual property from U.S. defense contractors is major continued technological concern for the Navy, said Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert on Wednesday. Read More
Unmanned systems continue to deliver new and enhanced battlefield capabilities to the warfighter. While the demand for unmanned systems continues unabated today, a number of factors will influence unmanned program development in the future. Read More