Search results for: XLUUV

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  • 14 February 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded Boeing a $43 million contract for the fabrication, test, and delivery of four Orca extra large unmanned undersea vehicles (XLUUVs) and associated support elements. Boeing’s proposal for the Orca XLUUV was based on its 15-meter Echo Voyager unmanned undersea vehicle. The other contender in the navy program was Lockheed Martin. […]

  • 31 October 2017

    The US Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin $43.2 million contract for work on the US Navy’s Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV) Orca. The contract is the first part of a two phase competition which includes the currently awarded design phase and a competitive production phase for up to nine vehicles to meet increasing demands for undersea […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The UK defense ministry is seeking proposals for the development of an autonomous version of an existing extra large unmanned undersea vehicle (XLUUV). The development would be part of a Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) multi-year themed competition which will seek to develop a platform to understand the potential capabilities of an autonomous vehicle. The […]

  • 12 March 2020

    An initial GBP 1 million (USD 1.3 million) contract has been awarded to Plymouth-based company MSubs Ltd to build a test submarine that will be used to explore the potential capabilities of larger uncrewed underwater vehicles in the future, the UK Ministry of Defence (UK MOD) said. Measuring about 30 feet in length, this extra-large […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Aerospace and defense company L3 Technologies announced it has joined Boeing’s team to design next-generation communications, mission planning, autonomy, navigation, cybersecurity and anti-tamper capabilities for the US Navy’s Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (XLUV). L3 said it is integrating these capabilities throughout the vehicle and system, which includes a fixed ashore command center, a mobile […]

  • 18 September 2018

    The US Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Carderock Division, has awarded Houston-based Sonardyne Inc. a contract to deliver its underwater target tracking technology for use at the South Florida Ocean Measurement Facility (SFOMF). Located in Maryland, Carderock Division is the US Navy’s research, engineering, modelling, and test centre for surface and undersea technologies. Thanks to its proximity […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Boeing’s extra large unmanned undersea vehicle (XLUVV), the 51 foot (15 meter) long Echo Voyager, has started sea trials off the coast of Southern California, the company announced. Boeing test engineers are checking the vehicle’s communications, autonomy, propulsion, systems integration and the vehicle’s battery operation with a mix of surface swims and shallow dives. Initial […]