Royal Australian Navy Tests Autonomous Technologies

About 40 new, innovative autonomous technologies are being tested and evaluated in the waters of Jervis Bay on Exercise Autonomous Warrior (AW22), which began last week. The two-week exercise is testing the uncrewed, robotic and autonomous systems – they operate on or below the water, or in the sky – according to scenarios designed to demonstrate capabilities in mine countermeasures,…

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Exercise Autonomous Warrior Testing New Technologies

Commencing May 16th, HMAS Creswell and the waters of Jervis Bay will be the scene of a simulated, next generation naval battlespace – Exercise Autonomous Warrior 2022 (AW22). This Royal Australian Navy (RAN) led Exercise will test and evaluate uncrewed, robotic and autonomous systems in Jervis Bay, in the nearby East Australian Exercise Area and the skies above. AW22 will…

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High-tech dummies a test for mine clearance group

October 29, 2020 – Dummy mines fitted with sensors that react to detection attempts ensured a clearance exercise in Jervis Bay, NSW, was close to reality. Minehunters HMA Ships Gascoyne, Huon and Yarra were challenged with securing the bay after a simulated force had littered the area with different types of underwater mines and was operating a militia capable of…

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HMAS Gascoyne rises to ‘Return to the Sea’

September 7, 2020 – HMAS Gascoyne has recently completed her unit readiness evaluation in Jervis Bay, living up to her motto and ‘returning to the sea’. The unit readiness evaluation was a culmination of a long period of preparations, training and assessments for Gascoyne’s crew, many of whom deployed on Operation COVID-19 ASSIST earlier in the year. At a time…

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