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Naval Targets

QinetiQ Target Systems is the undisputed world leader in highly advanced Unmanned Surface Vehicle-Targets (USV-Ts) and complementary tow targets, with turnkey systems for basic, intermediate and advanced live-fire naval training for piracy and Fast Inshore Attack Crafts (FIAC). To date we have produced over 350 naval targets for multiple nations.

In 2006, we used four Barracudas to demonstrate the capability of our multi-unit control technology. In 2010, we became the first company in the world to demonstrate a swarm of 16 Hammerhead USV-Ts simultaneously, controlled by the Universal Target Control Station on a half-duplex UHF frequency.

These “SWARM-EX” events established our status as a world leader in naval targets‎. Today, we can operate up to 40 targets simultaneously.‎