A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released Wednesday found the Navy’s Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV) program is at least three years late and 64 percent more expensive than originally planned. The GAO report argued that while the Navy determined the XLUUV was ...

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is sponsoring the SCOUT initiative and recently conducted an experiment to figure out how to better detect illicit maritime cargo and drug-running using unmanned technologies. This test event at Joint Expeditionary Base (JEB) Little Creek-Fort Story, Va., located ...

General Atomics’ Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) conducted a completely autonomous flight test using an artificial intelligence (AI) pilot on an MQ-20A Avenger unmanned aircraft system (UAS) on Sept. 12, the company said this week. The company said it used internal research and development ...

HII this week said it delivered three new REMUS 100 unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) to the U.K. Royal Navy earlier this year. The new UUVs come after the U.K. Ministry of Defense first acquired two REMUS 100s in 2002, which the company noted are still in operation. An HII spokesperson told ...