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NRAC calls for 'Shark Tank' program, venture capital firm for Navy to keep autonomy edge

Justin Katz   | January 10, 2018
The Navy should take several steps, such as creating a venture capital firm and an internal "Shark Tank" program, to ensure its autonomy capabilities stay ahead of its adversaries, according to a new report by a Navy advisory panel. A Naval Research Advisory Committee report , released Jan. 8, on the service's use of autonomous and unmanned systems warns that "while the U.S. may currently have the advantage in autonomous systems, our adversaries are catching up. In some technical areas,...

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