Search results for: TALONS

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  • 27 November 2019
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy has recently tested a system that couples Greenough Advanced Rescue Craft (GARC) and Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems (TALONS) for the littoral combat ship (LCS) mine countermeasure (MCM) mission package. According to an announcement from November 25, the GARC/TALONS prototype is being evaluated to provide enhanced communication ranges for the mission […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The international unmanned maritime systems experimentation exercise hosted by the Portuguese Navy concluded in waters near Lisbon, Portugal, on September 27. Named Recognized Environmental Picture augmented by Maritime Unmanned Systems REP (MUS), the exercise was attended by US, European Navy and NATO partners. “The overall purpose of REP (MUS) 19 was to bring together academia, […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Vessels

    US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced it has completed testing and trials of the Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) vessel. The technology demonstration vessel, christened Sea Hunter, has now been delivered to the Office of Naval Research (ONR) which will continue developing the revolutionary prototype vehicle. Sea Hunter is the first […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US research agency DARPA announced it has tested its sensor-carrying parasail, dubbed Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems (TALONS), aboard a commissioned US Navy ship for the first time ever. The crew of USS Zephyr, a 174-foot (53-meter) Cyclone-class patrol coastal ship, evaluated the technology demonstration system over three days near Naval Station Mayport, […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    DARPA’s unmanned anti-submarine warfare vessel that is currently undergoing open-water testing off the coast of California recently set sail with its first payload: a prototype of a low-cost, elevated sensor mast developed through the agency’s towed airborne lift of naval systems (TALONS) research effort. TALONS is one of the potential mission payloads the vessel, developed […]