DARPA seeks underwater UAS launch vehicleDARPA…

DARPA seeks underwater UAS launch vehicleDARPA digs deep for UA
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) hopes to develop a Hydra unmanned submersible carrier vehicle capable of launching small unmanned aircraft, surface and underwater vehicles.

“The air vehicle payload is envisioned to consist of individually encapsulated air vehicles within a module that fits into the standard Hydra modular enclosure,” says DARPA, which wants to award one or possibly more developmental contracts for each of five technology areas.

Subsequent field testing and operational demonstration phases are planned, with DARPA’s

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