Unmanned Vehicles

Angler programme proceeds with ‘weapon technology’ contract

3rd December 2020 - 19:20 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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The USV would be capable of operating autonomously to manipulate objects on the seabed

Advanced Acoustic Concepts has won work on the Angler USV programme under a competitively awarded $9.32 million Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) contract from US Office of Naval Research.

The BAA for Navy and Marine Corps Science & Technology includes design and development, fabrication, assembly, integration and test and operational utility assessment of a ‘weapon technology that is capable of operating in a deep-water environment’, the DoD noted on 1 December. 

Work will be performed in Haupauge, New York, with an estimated completion ...

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