Ukraine: Underwater minehunter drone training a ‘game changer’ for clearing coastline

Ukrainian sailors are being trained to use underwater minehunter drones by the Royal Navy that will play a vital role in helping clear its coastline. More than a dozen Ukrainian personnel have already started a three-week course at a facility Read More …

BALTOPS 22: A Perfect Opportunity For Research And Testing New Technology

BALTIC SEA — A significant focus of BALTOPS every year is the demonstration of NATO mine hunting capabilities, and this year the U.S. Navy continues to use the exercise as an opportunity to test emerging technology. In support of BALTOPS, Read More …

MCSC Begins Fielding Amphibious Robot System For Littoral Missions

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. -= In September, Marine Corps Systems Command began fielding an amphibious, unmanned robot system to support littoral operations globally. The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Remotely Operated Vehicle is a next-generation, box-shaped robot that enables Marines to Read More …

Scottish uni developing robots for bomb disposal and nuclear decommissioning

A Scottish university will help create robotic technologies for bomb disposal and nuclear decommissioning jobs, taking humans out of harm’s way. Heriot-Watt University’s National Robotarium is working on the project with Sheffield-based robotics software firm Cyberselves and Resolve Robotics, of Read More …

U.S. Navy asks industry for stealthy ways to neutralize underwater sea mines without tipping-off the enemy

U.S. Navy researchers are asking industry for enabling technologies to neutralize low-observable underwater explosives from over-the-horizon ranges and undetected by enemy forces. Officials of the Office of Naval Research in Arlington, Va., issued an updated solicitation (N00014-20-S-B003) on Friday for Read More …

UK DASA: Competition Document – Autonomy in Challenging Environments Phase 2

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) Phase 2 competition is seeking proposals that can provide a step change in the capability of unmanned autonomous military systems to operate in challenging environments. Successful proposals will aim to deliver a greater level Read More …