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Slocum G2 Hybrid Glider

This resulting hybrid vehicle has been created by integrating an efficient thruster in the aft end of the Slocum. The propellers fold when not engaged to reduce drag during buoyancy only mode and snap open when in thrust mode. View The Article

Kongsberg Munin AUV

The new MUNIN AUV is designed to collect high resolution sonar data geo-referenced by a survey grade positioning system. View the Article

AutoNaut USV

AutoNaut is wave propelled and performs equally well on all headings, and has long endurance.
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Qianlong-1

The vehicle, can travel to a depth of 6,000 meters, is tasked to explore the seabed and collect hydrological data. It is about 4.6 meters long, 1,500 kg in weight and 0.8 meters in diameter. Read the article

The vehicle, which is a robot that can travel to a depth of 6,000 meters, is tasked to explore the seabed and collect hydrological data. It is about 4.6 meters long, 1,500 kg in weight and 0.8 meters in diameter. - See more at: http://auvac.org/community-information/community-news/view/2233#sthash.AnxF8d9p.dpuf

Ocean Aero Submaran

The “Submaran”, a new class of Unmanned Underwater, Surface Vessel (UUSV), takes the best of both of surface and subsurface vessels and combines them into a completely new, transformable, self-propelling body, capable of missions in extreme conditions. Read More

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The unmanned underwater future

April 9, 2014 - via Australian Strategic Policy Institute They’re being considered as key complementary elements to address several operational challenges navies currently face.

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Teledyne BlueView Releases New M900 Deep 4,000m Depth Rating

April 10, 2014 - via Teledyne Blueview The M900-D also includes BlueView's third generation electronics package, which is smaller, lower power, and produces improved imagery over previous models by applying techniques such as automatic transmit power adjustment.

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Underwater search 'more difficult'

April 9, 2014 - via New Straits Times The aircraft investigation expert said the next course of action available for the search solely depended on submarines and autonomous underwater vehicles, better known as AUVs, which have the capability to look for objects underwater

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