Casey Moton

Sea Hunter, an autonomous unmanned surface vehicle, arrives at Pearl Harbor to participate in the Rim of Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aiko Bongolan)

Navy to soon host industry days for advanced unmanned systems development to comply with congressional mandate

The Navy in the coming weeks will host industry days for companies interested in learning more about opportunities to work on the service’s unmanned systems initiatives, according…
Members from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 11 prepare the MK 18 MOD 2 Kingfish to be deployed during Exercise Noble Vanguard. The Kingfish is an unmanned underwater vehicle with the sonar capabilities to scan the ocean floor for potential mines. Noble Vanguard serves as an enabler to reinforce tactics and techniques of different mission sets that contribute to regional stability. (U.S. Navy Photo by Ensign James French)

Navy issues RFI for unmanned ‘mother ship’ that could deploy other drones

The Navy is exploring a Attritable UxS Mother Ship concept as it looks for a way to cost-effectively deliver large numbers of unmanned systems, or UxS, to…