Overlord USV must operate for 90 days at sea without maintenance

By Lee Hudson / November 27, 2017 at 9:51 AM
The Navy is challenging industry to develop an unmanned surface vehicle in 12 months that can move at 19 knots, be capable of surviving moderate seas and operate continuously for 90 days without a crew or manned maintenance. The Overlord USV will have electronic warfare, anti-surface warfare and strike warfare payloads, according to the final request for proposals. "The prototyping effort will include provisions for a small crew (8-12 people) necessary to test and evaluate reliability and autonomy," the document...

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