Military to Spend $1.1bn on Unmanned Systems in Next 10 Years

It seems that unmanned systems are increasingly being sought after for military operations, with estimates suggesting that just under half of expenditure on autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) coming from defence organisations. Research from Douglas-Westwood suggests that the underwater unmanned systems market will total $2.3 billion (£688 million) between 2010 and 2019, with $1.1 billion of that coming from the military sector. "Although 629 AUVs have been produced to date, they...
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