BBC South Today put together a news piece this April in light of the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson announcing £75m of investment into the Royal Navy operations. The money will be used to purchase 2 autonomous mine-hunter vessels and to set-up a new accelerator programme called NavyX. They will also create an autonomy and lethality accelerator to look at the way the Royal Navy purchases new technology and streamlining the process whilst also building a new facility where industry, military and academia can test, assess and purchase new equipment. To read more about this please visit the Gov.uk website.
SETsquared Surrey member Evolve Dynamics (owner - Mike Dewhirst) has been featured as an example of the sort of technology the Navy could purchase with this new investment:
Well done Mike - keep us posted on the interest from this!