Delivery drones are delivering supplies to marines in combat, allowing emergency food and ammunition deliveries in a short amount of time. The autonomous drones can carry 60 pounds of cargo and fly up to six miles away. The delivery drones are a part of the Tactical Resupply Unmanned Aircraft System’s (TRUAS) $225,000 competition.
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Drones are being used to keep the USS Midway, once an active vessel corrosion-free as a part of project Topside Drone. The drones utilize various sensors and a corrosion checking algorithm to detect possible rust. The project is a result of the Office of Naval Research sponsoring the technology.
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Houthi forces captured a U.S. Navy Unmanned Underwater Vehicle or drone 0ff the coast of Yemen according to a video uploaded to Youtube on Monday by the U.S. Naval Institute (USNI). The short video clips shows four members of the “Houthi Navy” in dive gear swimming and cheering around what seems to be a bright yellow REMUS 600 UUV, called Smokey.