Harpsichord Underwater Drone to be Tested in the Far East

September 7, 2021 – The Ministry of Defense has approved a test plan for the new unmanned complex “Harpsichord-2R-PM”. He is currently undergoing tests in the Far East. Their task is to test the drone’s operation at shallow depths in conditions of limited visibility and maneuver. The Harpsichord is launched from the Marshal Gelovani research vessel. The complex has already…

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NNSY Uses Innovative Underwater ROV Technology for Inspections

August 10, 2021 – Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s Strategic Framework is a tool to communicate the shipyard’s mission and vision statements, and shows how initiatives executed across the command tie together with why NNSY exists—to deliver warships. In order to bridge the gap between mission and vision, NNSY has identified four critical focus areas—our pillars. These pillars are the highest priority…

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NUWC Keyport Names UUV Engineering Center

August 4, 2021 – In June, Naval Undersea Warfare Division Keyport was selected as the In-Service Engineering Agent, or ISEA, for the Orca class Unmanned Undersea Vehicle, Large Displacement UUV and Razorback dry deck shelter launch and recovery UUV. Formally assigned through an Engineering Agent Responsibility Document, or EARD, Keyport is assigned as the primary warfare center focused on the…

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Teledyne Awarded $39.2 Million AUV Contract

July 19, 2021 – Teledyne Technologies Incorporated announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., was awarded an indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract with a maximum base value of $27.4 million from the U.S. Navy for the Littoral Battlespace Sensing-Glider (LBS-G) program. The contract, awarded under full and open competition, includes a single five-year ordering period and five one-year option periods. The…

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HII Announces First International Order for REMUS 300 UUVs

June 21, 2021 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that the Royal New Zealand Navy has placed the first international order for four REMUS 300 unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs). “We are pleased New Zealand is upgrading their fleet with new REMUS 300 UUVs,” said Duane Fotheringham, president of the Unmanned Systems business group in HII’s Technical Solutions division. “Technology has…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Announces U.S. Navy Order of REMUS 300 UUVs

May 25, 2021 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today a U.S. Navy order of two REMUS 300 unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs). “REMUS UUVs have been used by the U.S. Navy for their defense operations for more than 20 years,” said Duane Fotheringham, president of the Unmanned Systems business group in HII’s Technical Solutions division. “We are pleased to provide them…

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Delivers REMUS 100 UUVs to the German Navy

December 21, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that it delivered new REMUS 100 Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) to the German Navy. The vehicles will be used to expand the German Navy’s current fleet of REMUS 100 UUVs used for mine countermeasure (MCM) operations. The new REMUS 100 UUVs have advanced core electronics and endurance of up to 12…

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L3Harris Technologies Unveils New Iver4 580 Unmanned Undersea Vehicle

June 17, 2020 – L3Harris Technologies announced today its new man-portable Iver4 580 unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV). The new Iver4 580 is the second vehicle in the Iver4 family of next-generation UUVs to address a wide variety of customer missions, including survey; multi-domain intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; anti-submarine warfare; seabed warfare and mine warfare. Built with Iver4 advanced technology, the…

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