Attendees at next month’s ASNE Day 2009 Symposium at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD, will have the opportunity to view six assets from the Navy Expeditionary Overwatch (NEO) initiative.
The NEO capability is a Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren-Office of Naval Research (ONR) initiative to provide state of the art communications, sensor and engagement platforms to warfighters on the ground as well as in the littorals. NEO consists of air, land and sea vehicles linked to a central control station over a common communications network.
The vehicles on display inside the ASNE Day 2009 Exhibit Hall and outside at the National Harbor Waterfront will include:
• Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Scan Eagle
• Gunslinger 3 (GS3) – on HMMWV
• Two Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV)
• Super Wedge Launcher for UAV
• SkyHook Lift Retrieval System for UAV
ASNE Day 2009: Naval Engineering in Support of 21st Century Maritime Strategy will be held April 8-9, 2009.