The Manpower Behind Unmanned Warrior

For three weeks in October 2016, the largest demonstration of unmanned and autonomous vehicles took place off the West Coast of Scotland and West Wales. The brain child of the Royal Navy, ‘Unmanned Warrior’ was developed to allow companies to showcase the capabilities of unmanned systems and evaluate their potential future use in military operations. […]

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MAST Goes into Action at Unmanned Warrior

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory’s (Dstl) new Maritime Autonomy Surface Testbed (MAST) system is participating in a number of exercises at Unmanned Warrior. The vessel is one of over 40 autonomous systems taking part in the Royal Navy’s event this month. MAST is an unmanned surface vessel (USV) system based on the innovative bladerunner […]

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MOD and ASV Global sign licence agreement for unmanned surface vehicle software

The Ministry of Defence has signed a licence agreement with ASV Global allowing for the use of its Advanced Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) Capability technology. The contract has been signed through Ploughshare Innovations, the technology transfer arm of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl). The licence is centred on Dstl’s Advanced USV Capability Project, […]

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