Navy launches Mideast-based task force to focus on unmanned and AI

By Audrey Decker / September 9, 2021 at 12:27 PM
The Navy's 5th Fleet launched a task force today designed to integrate unmanned systems and artificial intelligence. Task Force 59 will put more unmanned systems above, on and below the sea and enhance maritime domain awareness and increase deterrence, Vice Adm. Brad Cooper, commander of 5th Fleet, said during a media roundtable Wednesday. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday also announced yesterday that the Navy will be setting up a separate unmanned task force over the next few months...

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