Navy shifts Sea Hunter to advance USV development, fleet familiarization, CONOPS

By Jason Sherman  
January 3, 2020 at 5:17 PM
The Navy last month transferred administrative control of the trimaran Sea Hunter -- an experimental prototype medium unmanned surface vehicle that helped launch plans for a fleet of medium and large USVs -- from the Office of Naval Research to Surface Development Command One, on behalf of the Unmanned Maritime Systems program office (PMS-406). The move -- executed in a three-way memorandum of agreement (MOA) between ONR, SURFDEVRON One, and PMS-406, according to service officials -- paves the way for...

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