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The US Navy’s ‘Manhattan Project’ has its leader


WASHINGTON – The US Navy’s top officer has tasked a former surface warfare officer turned engineering duty officer to create a powerful, all-connecting network service leaders believe they will need to fight and win against a high-end foe such as China. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday tasked Rear Adm. Douglas Small to lead […]

Here’s the DARPA project it says could pull the Navy a decade forward in unmanned technology


WASHINGTON – A project inside the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has the potential to pull the Navy’s unmanned surface vessel aspirations forward a decade, a senior DARPA official said Wednesday at the annual C4ISR Conference. DARPA’s effort to develop a ship designed from the keel up to operate without humans, known as “NOMARS” for […]