Navy fleet wants more USV payloads following RIMPAC exercise

By Audrey Decker / August 2, 2022 at 9:24 AM
As the Navy begins to draw key takeaways from the world's largest naval exercise this summer, the fleet wants more payloads for its unmanned surface vessels. Four USVs are participating in the Rim of the Pacific 2022 exercise to gain fleet experience, according to Brian Fitzpatrick, principal assistant program manager of unmanned maritime systems. “We've got a lot of feedback on payloads. Not a lot of feedback on autonomy systems, which is actually good for us, right? We're not getting,...

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