Building A Better Navy

Nathaniel J. Taylor | 04/17/2019

  The Sea Hunter, a 140-ton unmanned surface vehicle, represents the U.S. Navy's initial foray into large, autonomous vehicles. Developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the project was transferred to the Office of Naval Research in January 2018. Testing has focused on its sensor and autonomy suites; modular payloads, including mine countermeasure systems; and developing new autonomous behaviors. The Navy wants to expand the use of unmanned vehicles as part of its...
 

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