ORCA Underwater Drone Development Gets Extra Push with $72.5M Contract Awarded to...

March 26, 2022 @ 05:02 AM

Boeing won a contract valued $72.5 million to continue the development of ORCA Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV) for the U

L3Harris Displays Iver4 900 UUV at WDS-22 In Saudi, 1st Time Outside...

March 7, 2022 @ 08:57 AM

L3Harris demonstrated its Iver4 900 advanced undersea vehicle at the ongoing World Defense Show in Saudi Arabia. It is the first time that the company presented the UUV outside of the U

Textron Systems Wins $42M Unmanned Influence Sweep System USV Support Contract

February 19, 2022 @ 04:13 AM

The Pentagon today awarded Textron Systems nearly $42 million to support the Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) project. The contract covers provision of engineering and technical support, incidental materials and travel for the USV program

French Navy to Operate up to 6000 M Depth in Preparation for...

February 16, 2022 @ 04:23 PM

The French Ministry of Defense has put forth a strategy aimed at broadening the capabilities of anticipation and action of the French Navy up to 6,000 m depth. The French Navy already has mine warfare and hydro-oceanography capabilities contributing to the control of the seabed

Rubin Design Bureau Introduces Second Iteration of Heavily-Armed Submersible Patrol Ship

February 10, 2022 @ 05:53 AM

Russias Rubin Central Design Bureau of Marine Engineering has unveiled the second modification of the armed Strazh (Sentinel) submersible patrol ship. Strazh combines the advantages of a submarine and a surface patrol ship

Ocean Infinity Orders HUGIN AUVs from Kongsberg

February 2, 2022 @ 09:09 AM

Ocean Infinity has signed an order with Kongsberg Maritime for 6 HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) rated to 3000 metres depth. The vehicles are equipped with a geophysical sensor suite and the latest generation KONGSBERG batteries

U.S. Navy Operates Saildrone USV in Arabian Gulf

January 28, 2022 @ 04:05 AM

The U.S

Solution for Lateral Deployment and Recovery of Drones for Belgian-Dutch Mine Hunter...

January 24, 2022 @ 07:25 AM

Belgium Naval & Robotics (BNR) and Naval Group-ECA consortium tested the solution for rallying, recovering, maintaining and launching surface drones (Launch And Recovery System or LARS) in Toulon recently. On January 13, a demonstration of the deployment and recovery operation of the fully remotely operated USV (Unmanned Surface Vehicle) and a presentation of the test results took place in the presence of the Royal Belgian and Dutch navies as part of the rMCM (Replacement Mine Counter Measure) program

Russia Working on First Ever Robotic Torpedo-Carrying Submarine Hunter

January 20, 2022 @ 07:24 AM

Russia is developing an unmanned torpedo-carrying ship capable of autonomously detecting and eliminating enemy submarines in distant waters and Arctic latitudes. "Work is currently underway at the design firms own initiative to develop an unmanned craft designated to hunt down and eliminate adversary submarines in autonomous mode

HII Demos Open Architecture Autonomy Integration Capability with Sea Machines’ SM300

January 5, 2022 @ 05:17 PM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Technical Solutions division announced successful integration of its advanced autonomy solutions with Sea Machines Robotics SM300 autonomy product. The integration of these autonomous capabilities supports complex mission planning and collaboration between unmanned systems

Turkey’s Fleet Replenishment Vessel to Operate with Unmanned Vessels

December 10, 2021 @ 08:39 AM

Turkeys fleet replenishment vessels (DIMDEG), first of which will be delivered to the Naval Forces Command in 2023, will jointly operating with unmanned marine vessels. Veteran Col