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About AUVSI Hampton Roads

AUVSI Hampton Roads was founded during the mid-1990’s to serve the needs of emerging defense and industry technologists who were supporting uncrewed systems development. Our region includes the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Coast Guard, and NASA and 18 local municipalities that comprise Hampton Roads. Our growing base includes members from academia, industry, and local governments. We reach from Northeast North Carolina, to the Eastern Shore of Virginia, to Richmond.

If you are not already a member, we encourage you join us as our uncrewed systems-related activities expand in the region. We intend to leverage our core capabilities to encourage uncrewed systems industry local growth coupled with workforce development through Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics robotics programs in our academic institutions. Hope to see you soon!

AUVSI Hampton Roads Mission Statement:

“The AUVSI Hampton Roads mission is to promote uncrewed systems (UxS), across air, land, sea, and space ecosystems, through interactive engagement programs with businesses, educational institutions, government, and professional societies focused on regional economic growth”

AUVSI Hampton Roads at a Glance
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AUVSI HR Overview

AUVSI HR supports the Hampton Roads coastal community in six focal areas: Academia, Industry, Local municipalities, non-profit collaboration, regional advocacy, and knowledge base of past activities.


Universities, Colleges, and Institutes across Hampton Roads; Old Dominion, Christopher Newport, Hampton University, etc...


A diverse cross section of product and service providers, large and small, to include entrepreneurs and startups.

Local Government

14 Local municipalities across Hampton Roads.

Non-Profit Collaboration

Strategically collaborates with VASBA, VABA, Hampton Roads Alliance, HRMFFA, etc...


Advocate for community growth for the uncrewed autonomous systems industry.

Past Activities

Past event archive; presentations, agendas, attendees, etc...

Domain Activities

Air Activities

Military and Commercial, supporting Army S&T, NASA Langley Advanced Air Mobility, and USAF ACC capability development

Land Activities

Encompassing autonomous transportation systems, commercial and military, supporting the HR coastal community of 14 municipalities and 16 military installations.

Sea Activities

Supporting autonomous uncrewed systems, surface or underwater vehicles, serving the Hampton Roads ports, Naval Shipyards, and coastal areas.

Space Activities

Serve as a driver for Virginia's New Economy by providing safe, reliable, and responsive space access at competitve prices, and secure testing facilities for uncrewed vehicles .

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