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During Indo Pacific 2023, Grant McHerron talked with George McGuire, CEO of Sentinel Boats. We get an update following their recent delivery of their Sentinels to the NZ Navy equipped with a robust recyclable HDPE hull, which is highly durable, capable, and adaptable in emergency, industrial, and military environments. The discussion also explores their partnership with L3Harris to deploy autonomous capabilities on the Sentinel, which can provide scalability, surveillance, and sustainment.

Our second interview for this episode is with James Cowles, senior business development manager for L3Harris Autonomous Surface Vessels. We discuss the autonomous vessels being demonstrated at Indo Pacific 2023, explore their work with the UK Royal Navy to deploy ISR and mine hunting capabilities, and gain an insight into the levels of automation, navigation and payloads currently in use internationally.

Sentinel Boats and L3Harris partner on autonomous capability

Royal New Zealand Navy LMC on display at Indo Pacific

NZ Navy launches new Sentinel boats 

Indo-Pacific 23 - ADM Updates


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