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'War of the robots' — how the race to acquire drones is shaping the Ukraine-Russia conflict

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The nation that can best ramp up production and field these types of platforms in large numbers will have an edge as the war evolves.

Navy developing new mesh network of robo-ships enabled by sensors, AI and the cloud

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U.S. Naval Forces Central Command is creating a “mesh network” of unmanned surface vessels that can transmit ISR data via the cloud.

Navy grappling with the future of its unmanned fleet

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The Navy wants to create a “hybrid fleet” that includes a large number of robotics vessels to complement its manned ships, and it is laying the groundwork for such a transformation. However, its new shipbuilding plan and recent comments by senior officials indicate that the future of the unmanned force remains murky. The service is touting the benefits of having cost-effective uncrewed maritime systems that could conduct a variety of…

Mysterious American robotic ships headed to Ukraine

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The Department of Defense is sending robotic ships to Ukraine to aid its fight against Russia. While the Pentagon is being tight-lipped about the vessels and what missions they’ll be performing, analysts gave FedScoop some insights into what the systems might be and what role they might play in the war. A DOD fact sheet on the latest $800 million security assistance package announced Wednesday included an unspecified number of…