Huntington Ingalls Industries [HII] announced the release of its new small-class REMUS 300 unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) on April 19. HII said the new vehicle can go up to 305 meters deep, includes endurance options of up to 30 hours, has a removable one terabyte hard drive, and can reach ...

The Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic concluded a joint civilian-military Naval Integration in Contested Environments (NICE) Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX), on April 14. The 10-day NICE ANTX, located at Camp Lejeune, N.C.,  had over 60 emerging technologies evaluated by ...

The Navy began its first joint unmanned and manned capabilities fleet battle problem exercise on April 19 off the coast of San Diego, Calif. The exercise is led by U.S. Pacific Fleet, executed by the 3rd Fleet, and is called Unmanned Integrated Battle Problem 21 (UxS IBP21). The event aims to ...

The Navy’s top officer in charge of developing unmanned vehicles this week said the Northrop Grumman [NOC] MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) based in Guam is doing better than they expected over a year into its initial deployment. The Navy’s initial two Tritons arrived in Guam in ...

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin  announced President Biden made several Navy flag officer nominations on April 14, including the top requirements officer, Navy inspector general and commanders of 3rd Fleet, 5th Fleet, and 7th Fleet. Current commander of 3rd Fleet Vice Adm. Scott Conn, is ...