The application of artificial intelligence (AI) is beginning to gain greater salience in the naval industry, with AI-based solutions offering limitless opportunities to execute complex and exacting missions in the hostile, unpredictable and vast ocean environment.

Forces are increasingly looking at ways to incorporate AI in naval operations, especially into their ship and combat weapon systems, as well as command and control infrastructure, to enhance their capabilities and effectiveness.

But who are the leading technology providers in this field, and how do you decide which naval AI companies to work with or invest in?

Discover the top AI contractors for naval operations

Naval Technology has listed companies providing products and services related to AI in naval warfare, based on its extensive experience in the sector.

The information provided in the download document is drafted for naval executives, strategic planners, and technology leaders involved in naval AI innovations.

The download contains detailed information on suppliers and their product offerings, as well as contact details to aid purchasing decisions.

Applications of artificial intelligence in naval operations and naval warfare

Here are just a few examples of how AI is being used in the naval industry to increase the speed and quality of decision-making and automate repetitive manual processes while taking the efficiency and effectiveness of maritime security missions to the next level.

Naval combat systems

To better track, calculate, detect, target, map, and even engage enemy vessels.

Unmanned naval vessels

Extending navigational support and complete functioning autonomy to unmanned underwater vessels (UUVs) and unmanned surface vessels (USVs).

Missile guidance systems

AI-based missile guidance systems improve accuracy in hitting moving targets at longer range.

Predictive maintenance of naval assets

AI is used to monitor the condition, detect the potential areas of failure in surface vessels and submarines, and automate system maintenance by saving time and money.

Integrated energy management systems for naval ships

AI-enabled computing to enhance energy efficiency by optimising storage and streamlining distribution depending upon the need.