Tag Archives: unmanned systems

NavalX to Advance DON Workforce Innovation; Potomac Officers Club to Host 2020 Navy Forum

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NavalX has served as the Department of Navy (DON) workforce "super-connector." The agency is focused on scaling agility methods across the DON workforce, offering a culture of decentralized autonomy that has created an innovation landscape. NavalX has worked to connect isolated pockets of excellence to capture and scale the methodologies. 

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James Geurts Discusses US Navy Modernization of Unmanned Systems

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James Geurts, Assistant Secretary for Research, Development, and Acquisition with the U.S. Navy and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently addressed the challenges the U.S. Navy has faced deploying unmanned systems. He noted that the service branch has encountered obstacles to obtain and use the systems effectively on a global scale. 

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Airgility Develops Aerial Unmanned System to Support Defense Missions

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Airgility has developed aerial unmanned systems that can fly anywhere, including areas where there is limited or no GPS access and in confined areas to support the national security and defense missions, the company reported last month. The company’s advanced capabilities will enable Airgility to conduct the critical missions which include search and rescue, secure borders and deliver medical supplies to remote areas, among others.

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NOAA, UCSD-Based Institution Partner for Unmanned Maritime Systems R&D

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has partnered with the University of California San Diego to explore the use of unmanned systems in ocean observation operations. NOAA's Office of Marine and Aviation Operations and UCSD's Scripps Institution of Oceanography will jointly support research and development activities for the agency's Unmanned Systems Operations Program over 10 years.

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NOAA Releases Strategies for Cloud, Data Initiatives

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has issued its data and cloud strategies aimed at improving the agency’s use of data to support related strategies in areas such as artificial intelligence and unmanned systems.

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NOAA to Expand Use of Unmanned Platforms for Environment Data Collection

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has unveiled an effort to increase agencywide adoption of unmanned airborne and maritime platforms designed to collect environmental data. NOAA said Tuesday it will establish the Unmanned Systems Operations Program within the agency's marine and aviation operations office.

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NOAA Seeks Feedback on Draft Emerging Tech Strategies

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is looking for public input on its draft strategies for programs involving unmanned systems, artificial intelligence, cloud computing and technologies for analyzing DNA, RNA and other proteins.

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