Navy partners with DIU for prototyping of unmanned underwater vehicle platforms

By Georgina DiNardo / February 8, 2024 at 10:07 AM
The Navy and Defense Innovation Unit have partnered to select three vendors tasked with Unmanned Underwater Vehicle platforms prototyping and development. “Undersea capabilities are critical to success in a potential conflict in the Indo-Pacific or elsewhere, and providing autonomous underwater sensing and payload delivery in dispersed, long-range, deep and contested environments is key,” DIU’s statement said today. “Crewed submarines are high-value, high-resource capital platforms necessary for crucial combat missions.” The U.S. military is working on a Large Displacement Unmanned Underwater...

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