Navy will have seven USVs operating out of new unmanned vessel command

By Audrey Decker / May 16, 2022 at 5:02 PM
The Navy will have seven unmanned surface vessels operating out of a new West Coast-based command established on Friday. Unmanned Surface Vessel Division One will oversee medium and large USVs and help shape the service's decision-making process before the acquisition of USVs. Currently, the command has four USVs: Sea Hunter and Sea Hawk and two Overlord vessels from the Strategic Capabilities Office, according to Capt. Jeff Heames, the outgoing commodore of Surface Development Squadron 1. The Overlord vessels are converted...

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