Navy Outlines New Vision for Unmanned Underwater Vehicles

Keeter, Hunter C.
September 2004
Sea Power;Sep2004, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p18
This article focuses on the U.S. Navy's updated master plan for unmanned underwater vehicles. The U.S. Navy now is on the verge of unveiling a revised master plan that charts the course for new generations of warrior robots to help dominate the seas as well. The last Navy unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) master plan was approved on April 20, 2000. The new version of the plan is likely to emphasize the roles of UUV as extensions of manned platforms, increasing the spheres of influence dominated by submarines and surface warships in littoral operations.


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