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Navy’s Newest Yard Tug Delivered to Bremerton

BREMERTON, Wash. – The Navy’s first Yard Tug (YT) 808 class tug recently was delivered to Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton Annex, the Program Executive Office – Ships said in an Oct. 29 release.  Only 17 days after delivery, YT 808 was…

HII Breaks Ground on Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Huntington Ingalls Industries has broken ground on a new Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence in Hampton, Virginia, the company said in a Sept. 22 release. Two buildings totaling over 150,000 square feet will be constructed on…

Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22 gets first MQ-8C Fire Scout UAS

NORFOLK, Va. — Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22 received its first MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter on Sept. 15 aboard Naval Station Norfolk, the squadron announced. HSC-22 marks the first East Coast squadron to operate the MH-60S Knighthawk, MQ-8B Fire…

AI, Machine Learning, seen revolutionizing undersea activities

Artificial intelligence, machine learning and unmanned systems are enabling surface and undersea activities even while COVID-19 hampers the ability to put humans on ships, maritime leaders said during a webinar on Sept. 17. Retired Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet, deputy administrator…

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