A joint naval program is celebrating a brand new milestone for the way forward for robotics.
This week, the Department of Defense proclaims a profitable mission of the Ghost Fleet Overlord Program.
In it, an autonomous vessel representing the Department of Defense Strategic Capabilities Office and the U.S. Navy accomplished over 47-hundred nautical miles nearly totally alone. After which, the vessel labored for over 130 hours alongside human counterparts within the Navy’s annual Operation Dawn Blitz.
According to a launch, the plan is to have 2 automated vessels be a part of the Navy by the top of 2021, with 2 extra becoming a member of within the years to come back.