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Navy's Silent NEMO project the GhostSwimmer™ strives to significantly advance UUV technology throughout the world. Read more


BIOSwimmer™ is designed for high maneuverability in harsh environments, with a flexible aft section. Read more

Iver 3 Nano

The Iver3 Nano is the most affordable AUV platform released by Ocean Server Technology.  Starting at just $53K USD including sonar (and $82K with SS and DVL) Read More

Haiyan underwater glider

The Haiyan underwater glider is 1.8 meters in length with a diameter of 0.3 meter, and weighs about 70 kilograms. The device is developed by a scientific research team of Tianjin University. The underwater glider can go 1,500 meters underwater; its maximum voyage is 1,000 kilometers and it can work 30 days continuously. Read Article

AutoNaut USV

AutoNaut is wave propelled and performs equally well on all headings, and has long endurance.
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NASA releases details of Titan submarine concept

February 10, 2015 - via NASA Now that NASA has got the hang of planetary rovers, the space agency is looking at sending submarines into space around the year 2040. At the recent 2015 NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Symposium in Cocoa Beach, Florida, NASA scientists and engineers presented a study of the Titan Submarine Phase I Conceptual Design, which outlines a possible mission to Saturn's largest moon, Titan, where the unmanned submersible would explore the seas of liquid hydrocarbons at the Titanian poles.

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Scientists discover how to prevent dendrite formation in batteries

February 4, 2015 - via Pacific Northwest National Laboratory For the first time, a team including experts at DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory grew protective films around the anodes that prevented dendrites from forming.

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New SeeStar camera system allows researchers to monitor the depths without sinking the budget

February 2, 2015 - via Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute In designing SeeStar, Kecy worked closely with Mechanical Engineer François Cazenave and Software Engineer Mike Risi. They ended up with a system that costs just under $3,000 in parts, but can operate as deep as 300 meters (almost 1,000 feet) for months at a time.

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Ice-Tethered Profiler

February 2, 2015 - via Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute An autonomous instrument for sustained observation of the Arctic Ocean

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Ice-Tethered Profiler

February 2, 2015 - via Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute An autonomous instrument for sustained observation of the Arctic Ocean

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Oceaneering to Purchase C&C Technologies

February 1, 2015 - via C&C Technologies Lafayette oil service company to be acquired for $230 million. C&C will retain its name, and its headquarters will remain in Lafayette.

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Acquires Engineering Solutions Division

January 30, 2015 - via Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. ESD will operate as Undersea Solutions Group, a subsidiary of HII, and will report to Newport News Shipbuilding's Submarine and Fleet Support division.

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OceanServer Receives Orders for 6 New Iver AUVs

January 30, 2015 - via OceanServer Four systems will be delivered to YSI/Xylem, one to Johns Hopkins, and one to Herriot Watt

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