The Future of Maritime Navigation


  • MARTAC is an Innovative provider of Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV) called MANTAS for military, security, commercial and scientific missions and markets.
  • MANTAS integrates with a wide array of sensors and communication technologies.
  • Operates in diverse maritime environments where other manned and unmanned systems cannot .
  • Eighth year as an established small business headquartered in a 72,000 square foot production plant and private water test facility  in Melbourne, FL.
  • Satellite offices in Binghamton, NY, San Diego, CA and Apex, NC.


MARTAC – Maritime Tactical Systems, Inc. is in our a eight year as an established small business that is headquartered in Satellite Beach, FL with affiliates in San Diego, CA, Binghamton, NY, Ashland, MA and Jacksonville, FL.

MARTAC is the accumulation of years of advanced control technologies, cutting edge avionics, U.S. Navy surface and aviation experience coupled with hands-on exposure to extreme high performance offshore powerboat technology. This collective experience resulted in the development of the Man-portable Tactical Autonomous System (MANTAS™). 


2000 – 2009

$12MM investment in high performance hull design and electronic controls.

2000 – 2009
2010 – 2011

Developed unmanned concepts, initial prototypes and TASKER control systems on IR&D budget

2010 – 2011
2012 –

Formed Maritime Tactical Systems (MARTAC) to develop the MANTAS system

2012 –
2013 – 2014

Initial round of private funding, demonstrations to US Navy, international interests, and IP development

2013 – 2014
2015 –

US Patents awarded, additional IP submitted for patent coverage (CIPs)

2015 –
2016 – 2017

Expansion of product suite, Operational events, Progression through TRL 6, 7 and 8

2016 – 2017
2017 – 2018

Productized and launched MANTAS T12 and successfully vetted capabilities through multiple commercial & military POC’s and exercises. Initiated taking order

2017 – 2018
2019 –

Productized and launched MANTAS T8 and expanding reseller network

2019 –


MARTAC’s™ objective is to deliver reliable and innovative unmanned products and systems to our military, security, commercial and scientific markets and customers. We develop these systems to provide solutions focused on solving real-world problems in challenging environments where manned or other unmanned systems have limited operational capability.  Our company leadership continually drives creativity to challenge technological boundaries and in order to enable our customers to solve problems and remove personnel from harm’s way


MARTAC products, system and sub systems initial patent was approved by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in August of 2015. However, even today we continually fortify our expanding Intellectual Property (IP) via patent protection institutions. We achieve this by filing supplementary IP innovation growth through the Continuation In Part (CIP) process with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. These CIPs and patents are “super” patents in that each contain a significant number of claims, that are enforceable under patent law.

U.S. Patent
Number: US 9,096,106
Approval Date: August 4, 2015
Filed: May 14, 2012

In June 2016, we submitted to the International Bureau patent protection that recognizes protection from 181 countries:
International (Approved January 2017)
International Publication Number: WO 2017/004419 A1
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT): PCT/US2016/040492

U.S. Patent
Number: US 9,669,904
Approval Date: June 6, 2017
Filed: June 30, 2015

U.S. Patent
Number: US 10,331,131
Approval Date: June 25, 2019
Filed: May 31, 2017

Application Number: 16/449,824
Anticipated Approval Date: June 25, 2020
Filed: June 24, 2019