Small: 2022 to be 'in-water year' for Navy's unmanned systems

By Audrey Decker / October 20, 2021 at 12:32 PM
Multiple unmanned systems will be launched in fiscal year 2022 and undergo a lot of in-water activity, according to a Navy service official. The first prototype of the Medium Unmanned Surface Vessel will launch in FY-22, Capt. Pete Small, program manager of unmanned maritime systems, said Tuesday at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International virtual conference. The Navy’s first Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle and the Snakehead Large Displacement UUV prototype will both hit the water and start...

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