Colonel Dan Cheesman
Chief Technology Officer
Agenda Day 2
Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
- Evaluating lessons learned from the Unmanned Warrior, Commando Warrior and Information Warrior exercises
- Harnessing dynamic, cutting-edge equipment at speed to outpace competitors and keep pace with technological development
- Transforming the way the RN procures technology and creating an environment which stimulates joint experimentation and prototyping between industry, military, and academia
Unmanned and autonomous capability in the maritime sector is promising – allowing for dispersed lethality and persistent presence in areas of maritime responsibility. As competitors are building capability, NATO navies and partners cannot afford to lag behind. Apart from the MUM-T concept, what disruptive technologies will be employed to retain the information advantage and reinforce naval presence?