Huntington Ingalls Industries [HII] unveiled its new Proteus unmanned surface vessel (USV) last Thursday for use in testing and development of autonomous capabilities. The Proteus USV is 27 feet long and outfitted with Sea Machines’ SM300 autonomy system. The company said the vessel successfully ...

The Navy used both manned and unmanned assets to have an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer launch and hit a target using a Standard Missile (SM)-6 from over-the-horizon ranges, service officials said Monday. During the Navy’s Unmanned Integrated Battle Problem (UxS IBP) 21 an SM-6 from ...

The Navy this week revealed more details about the ongoing Unmanned Integrated Battle Problem (UxS IBP) exercise being led by U.S. Pacific Fleet, including that it will have an offensive live-fire test. Rear Adm. (lower half) James Aiken, commander of Carrier Strike Group Three and executive agent ...

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 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 ...