Largest EU funded defence research project tested in the Mediterranean Sea
The OCEAN2020 project, managed by a 42 partner consortium from 15 EU countries, has successfully launched its first sea demonstration in the Gulf of Taranto, Italy.
The OCEAN2020 Live Sea Demonstration involves a total of nine unmanned assets and six naval units from Italy, Spain, Greece and France.
The deployment of manned and unmanned systems, when integrated with satellite and communication networks, aims to enhance overall maritime situational awareness and build a comprehensive picture of developing situations for military decision-makers.
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