Navy pursues UUV survivability technology development effort

By Lee Hudson  
January 3, 2018 at 1:11 PM
The Navy is embarking on a technology development effort to use autonomy to bolster the survivability of large and extra-large underwater vehicles. The Office of Naval Research-led project, which expects to award contracts in July, is known as "CLAWS," according to a special notice posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website. The service has identified both autonomy validation and autonomy and sensing technologies as gaps for UUV platforms, the notice adds. "The efforts will include autonomy definition and development, supporting...

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