Geurts: Autonomous systems can reduce cost for distributed operations

August 2, 2019 at 11:46 AM
The Navy can lower the cost of conducting distributed operations by utilizing autonomous systems for logistics, according to the service's acquisition chief. Speaking to reporters yesterday at the Pentagon about the recent Advanced Naval Technology Exercise in Camp Lejeune, NC, officials touted the service's experimentation with unmanned and autonomous technology. "So if you can effectively use autonomy, you can more cost effectively do distributed operations because you don't have to separately man a larger number of platforms and then separately...

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