What is it

The National Maritime Autonomy Centre provides test facilities for the research, development and demonstration of autonomous systems and technologies. The service captures the planning, coordination and delivery within a safe and controlled environment to a customer’s exacting requirements.

Who is it for

With facilities and expertise available to hire on a per day basis, the National Maritime Autonomy Centre provides cost-effective access to real-world operational environments to businesses and organisations operating within the autonomy sector.

Services and facilities

Multiple land and sea trials locations in the Solent area

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) with optional manned capability

Mobile control centre

Bespoke operational planning

Communications equipment


Conference rooms and meeting rooms

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