2013 Unmanned Maritime Systems Essay Contest and Forum Sponsored by Textron Systems and Bell Helicopter

Honorable Mentions:

"Poised for Launch, or Sinking Fast?" by Captain George Galdorisi, U.S. Navy (Retired)

"Return to Trust at Sea Through Unmanned Autonomy" by Commander Chris Rawley, U.S. Navy

"Cultural Experimentation for the Coming Drone Fleet" by James Hasik

  "The 'Aresian Risk" of Unmanned Maritime Systems" by Lieutenant Joseph M. Hatfield, U.S. Navy

  "Eliminate the 'You' in UMV" by Lieutenant (j.g.) Alex Borgelt, U.S. Navy

  "The Unmanning of the Navy" by Steven J. Forsberg

  "The Unmanned Revolution" by Tom Spahn


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Maritime Security Dialogue

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Maritime Security DialogueThe Return of Great Power Competition and SECOND Fleet A discussion with VADM Andrew "Woody"...

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Mon, 2018-12-10

10 December - Discussion

Mon, 2018-12-10

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