Topic: Exercise AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR

Technology advances impress VIPs at AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 18

Published on by LEUT Andrew Herring (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

The Sun Ray autonomous undersea glider at HMAS Creswell during AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

The Sun Ray autonomous undersea glider at HMAS Creswell during AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018.

Senior military and defence civilian leaders from Australia and its Five Eyes Alliance partner nations, USA, UK, Canada and New Zealand were impressed by the command and control advancements made during AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018.

AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018 a milestone in allied cooperation

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Herring (author), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)

Head of Royal Australian Navy Capability, Rear Admiral Peter Quinn, AM, CSC, RAN (right), Australian Defence Force personnel and industry partners watch the Defendtex Tempest Unmanned Aerial Vehicle display during AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018 at HMAS Creswell. (photo: ABIS Kieran Dempsey)

Head of Royal Australian Navy Capability, Rear Admiral Peter Quinn, AM, CSC, RAN (right), Australian Defence Force personnel and industry partners watch the Defendtex Tempest Unmanned Aerial Vehicle display during AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018 at HMAS Creswell.

Fifty autonomous technologies and over 500 scientists, technicians and support staff have come together for Autonomous Warrior 2018 (AW18) in Jervis Bay.

Innovation and collaboration in action at AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 18

Published on by LEUT Andrew Herring (author), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Ross Bowden, RAN (left), and Assistant Secretary Defence Capability and Innovation, Andrew Hodgkinson, discuss the capabilities of the Navy's recently commissioned 822X Squadron during AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018 at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay. (photo: ABIS Kieran Dempsey)

Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Ross Bowden, RAN (left), and Assistant Secretary Defence Capability and Innovation, Andrew Hodgkinson, discuss the capabilities of the Navy's recently commissioned 822X Squadron during AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018 at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay.

Head of Defence’s Innovation Hub witnessed innovation and industry collaboration in action when visiting AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018 (AW18) at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay.

AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR set for intensive fortnight

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr James McPherson (author), Images courtesy of Defence Science & Technology (photographer), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)

Defence Science and Technology (DST) researchers Augustus Okoye and Drew Ellis along with 822X Squadron's PO James Pierson and PO Peter O'Sullivan are about to launch a quadcopter for an endurance test to demonstrate autonomous networking and data fusion in support of Royal Australian Navy tasks at Exercise AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018. (photo: DST)

Defence Science and Technology (DST) researchers Augustus Okoye and Drew Ellis along with 822X Squadron's PO James Pierson and PO Peter O'Sullivan are about to launch a quadcopter for an endurance test to demonstrate autonomous networking and data fusion in support of Royal Australian Navy tasks at Exercise AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018.

More than 500 people from 47 companies and officers from Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada and UK, NATO and regional militaries have convened at HMAS Creswell for the largest autonomous military exercise ever conducted by western allies.

Past meets future as AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR begins at Jervis Bay

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)

Uncle Paul McLeod (right) from the Doonooch dance troupe performs the Welcome to Country at the opening ceremony of Exercise AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018 at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay. (photo: ABIS Kieran Dempsey)

Uncle Paul McLeod (right) from the Doonooch dance troupe performs the Welcome to Country at the opening ceremony of Exercise AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018 at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay.

An indigenous smoking ceremony has marked the official start of a challenging exercise, designed to showcase a growing Navy capability on the New South Wales South Coast.