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technology has a lower-performance cadre of trained and skilled human op- payload than manned, these systems erators, as well as an appetite for risk,
Iver3 offer an enormously cheaper alterna- as the submarine is an increasingly tive that, as a team, offer the potential dangerous adversary,” explains Dr.
Autonomous to cover vast ranges while delivering Kevin LePage, ASW program man- covertness that may carry great tactical ager at the NATO Science and Tech-
Underwater advantages. nology Organization (STO) Centre for “Anti-submarine warfare is a highly Maritime Research and Experimenta-
Vehicles asset-intensive process that requires tion (CMRE) in La Spezia, Italy.