Ships participate in an ONR SCOUT-sponsored pilot event at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va., at the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay in 2022. (Photo: U.S. Navy Max Hopkins Evaluation Demonstration Team, Center Indian Naval Surface Warfare Major Division)
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) sponsors the SCOUT initiative and recently conducted an experiment to determine how best to detect illegal marine cargo and drugs using unmanned technology.
This is a test event at the Joint Expeditionary Base (JEB)…
https://www.defensedaily.com/onr-tests-unmanned-technologies-to-help-find-illicit-maritime-cargo/navy-usmc/ ONR is testing unmanned technology to find illegal marine cargo