29 June 2020 00:00 GMT+0
by Dae Young Kim
South Korean defence contractor Hanwha Systems has launched a KRW19 billion (USD15.6 million) “cluster control technology” programme that seeks to develop a deployable unmanned surface vessel (USV) teaming capability for naval applications, the company announced on 22 June.
The programme is being led by the Agency for Defense Development (ADD) and will involve the participation of an industry-academia group that includes Hanwha Systems, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea Research Institute of Ships & Ocean Engineering (KRISO), and Donkook University. It is expected to run through 2024.
Hanwha Systems announced on 22 June that it has launched a KRW19 billion “cluster USV control technology” programme. (Hanwha Systems)
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