U.S. Navy Testing a Variety of Unmanned Vehicles

The Unmanned Maritime Systems Program Office is testing as many unmanned vehicles as possible to gain insight into future uses of advanced marine vehicles for operations such as ship-to-shore maneuver, amphibious command and control, communications, amphibious information warfare and more. For example, the Ship-to-Shore Maneuver Exploration and Experimentation Advanced Naval Technology Exercise held in April…

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Wind and Solar System Offers Promise for Sustainable Eco Ships

The Aquarius Eco Ship uses the Aquarius MRE integrated wind and solar power system developed by Eco Marine Power to create a more sustainable shipping vessel with reduced fuel consumption and lower emissions. The Eco Ship concept includes an advanced integrated system of rigid sails, marine-grade solar panels, energy storage modules and marine computers that…

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