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Navy Eyes February Release of ‘Unmanned Campaign Plan’

U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy is expected to release its plan for its fleet of unmanned ships later this month. The upcoming Unmanned Campaign Plan will provide information on how the Navy will combine into a coherent whole its future unmanned surface, aerial and subsurface weapons and outline the operations and missions of those new platforms.

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Adm. Michael Gilday Eyes Navy Network for Crewed, Unmanned Ships Via ‘Project Overmatch’

Adm. Michael Gilday

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday asked Rear Adm. Douglas Small, head of Naval Information Warfare (NAVWAR) Systems Command, to lead an effort called Project Overmatch to develop a network that will link manned ships, submarines and aircraft to unmanned vessels to facilitate targeting information and intelligence sharing, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday.

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DoD Eyes Fleet Size of More Than 500 Ships for Navy; Lt. Tim Pietrack Quoted

US Navy Fleet

The Department of Defense is expected to call for the U.S. Navy to expand its fleet to more than 500 ships. Supporting documents to the upcoming Future Navy Force Study obtained by the publication show suggestions for the service to have a fleet of between 480 and 534 unmanned and manned ships. 

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