DOD Taps Sea Machines for Autonomous VTOL Replenishment Vessels

October 5, 2020 – Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics, leading developer of autonomous command and control systems for surface vessels, announces that it has been awarded a multi-year Other Transaction (OT) agreement by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)’s Defense Innovation Unit (DIU). The primary purpose of the agreement is to initiate a prototype that will enable commercial ocean-service barges as…

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VTOL Demonstration at Virginia Beach

July 21, 2020 – Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC), U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), and the U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) successfully completed a proof-of-concept vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) demonstration on July 13, 2020. With NAVFAC EXWC at the helm as the demonstration lead, the joint capability demonstration included…

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