U.S. Expands Use Of Underwater Unmanned Vehicles by ProQuest


[...]the Navy's Undersea Defensive Warfare Systems Program Office is procuring the SeaFox mine disposal systems from Atlas North America, the U.S. subsidiary of Germany's Atlas Elektronik Group, a supplier of maritime defense electronics. Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; mine counter-measures; anti-submarine warfare; inspection/identification; oceanography; communication/navigation network nodes; payload delivery; information operations; and time-critical strike. Defense firms such as The Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp. have attempted to get return on corporate research and development investments by selling to both defense and commercial markets. The Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Systems Center Pacific, based in San Diego, is the funding and executing office of two expected programs.

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