The Navy last month issued a Request For Information (RFI) seeking industry feedback on developing systems for the Mining Expendable Delivery Unmanned Submarine Asset (MEDUSA) unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) and aims to award a prototyping contract by fiscal year (FY) 2023. The Navy’s Unmanned ...

This week the CEO of HII [HII] said the company’s selection for the Navy’s Lionfish Small Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (SUUV) allows it to expand international sales. In March, the Navy issued a presolicitation notice that it will buy the Lionfish small UUV (SUUV) from HII, which offered its Remus ...

Anduril Industries said this week it is partnering with the Australian Defense Force on a $100 million effort for Extra Large Autonomous Undersea Vehicles (XL-AUVs) for the Royal Australian Navy. The company said on May 4 it and the Australian government are specifically entering into commercial ...

HII [HII] recently launched its new Odyssey suite of autonomy solutions that it says can be put on any ground, air, surface sea, or undersea vehicle to be made into a robotic system. The company, rebranded from its former name of Huntington Ingalls Industries, said the Odyssey suite includes ...

In a surprise win, the Navy awarded Bollinger Shipyards a $14 million contract on April 8 for production of the Mine Countermeasures Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MCM USV) over two other bids. One of the bidders is believed to be Textron Systems [TXT], which has worked with the Navy for years in MSM ...

The Navy recently announced it plans to procure the Lionfish Small Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (SUUV) from Huntington Ingalls Industries [HII]. On March 18, Naval Sea Systems Command issued a presolicitation notice that it will seek to buy the Lionfish from HII. While the Navy did not say how many ...