By National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Naval Studies Board, Committee on Autonomous Vehicles in Support of Naval Operations
Autonomous cars (AVs) were utilized in army operations for greater than 60 years, with torpedoes, cruise missiles, satellites, and goal drones being early examples.1 they've got additionally been regular within the civilian sector--for instance, within the disposal of explosives, for paintings and dimension in radioactive environments, by means of a variety of offshore industries for either growing and preserving undersea amenities, for atmospheric and undersea examine, and by way of in computerized and robot manufacturing.
Recent army studies with AVs have always verified their price in a variety of missions, and expected advancements of AVs carry promise for more and more major roles in destiny naval operations. Advances in AV features are enabled (and constrained) through growth within the applied sciences of computing and robotics, navigation, communications and networking, strength assets and propulsion, and materials.
Autonomous autos in aid of Naval Operations is a forward-looking dialogue of the naval operational surroundings and imaginative and prescient for the army and Marine Corps and of naval project wishes and power functions and obstacles of AVs. This document considers the possibility of AVs for naval operations, operational wishes and expertise matters, and possibilities for enhanced operations.
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