USMC to experiment with 'large number' of unmanned systems in summer exercise

By Mallory Shelbourne / May 10, 2019 at 9:18 AM
The Marine Corps is “actively experimenting” with unmanned systems, planning to utilize them in an exercise this summer on the East Coast. Brig. Gen. Christian Wortman, who leads the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab, told reporters yesterday both the upcoming Advanced Naval Technology Exercise, often referred to as ANTX, and the service’s Project Metropolis 2.0, will feature a “large number” of experiments with unmanned technology. “We see tremendous value in unmanned and autonomous systems in every domain supporting every mission area...

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