Navy Tests Underwater Drones at Exercise

In Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay, unmanned underwater vehicles bobbed up and down during a three-day exercise designed to test cutting edge technologies for the Navy. The drones ranged from systems that could fit in a backpack to vehicles that required cranes to drop them into the sea.

Rear Adm. Moises DelToro III, commander of Naval Undersea Warfare Center, said Aug. 18 that the Annual Naval Technology Exercise is “designed to demonstrate future naval technologies in action today. Naval warfare centers, universities and our industry partners are here showcasing their latest unmanned systems and related technologies in water” …

National Defense Magazine | Aug. 19, 2016

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