VESSEL REVIEW | SD-3000 – US Navy to deploy wind- and solar-powered USV for ocean mapping missions

SD-3000, a new unmanned surface vehicle to be used by the US Navy for ocean mapping and other missions

The US Navy recently took delivery of new large unmanned surface vehicle (USV) developed jointly by California-based maritime robotics company Saildrone and defence shipbuilder Austal USA. The USV, given the official designation SD-3000, was designed for ocean mapping and maritime domain awareness missions. The craft is contracted to the US Navy for initial testing and […]

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