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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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Ellipse Series, a Brand New Family of Miniature Inertial Sensors: More Accurate & Robust for the Same Budget

September 3, 2014 - via AUVAC Sponsor Rueil-Malmaison, France, September 2nd 2014 - SBG Systems releases the Ellipse Series, a brand new product range of miniature inertial systems replacing the IG-500 Series. For the same budget, customers benefits from higher accuracy, advanced filtering and features inspired from high end inertial navigation systems.

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Advanced Navigation Launches Subsonus USBL

January 19, 2015 - via Advanced Navigation The system features calibrated hydrophone array combined with an internal tightly coupled INS, all packed into a miniature titanium enclosure small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.

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France Evaluates Bids for Anti-Mine Study

January 16, 2015 - via Defense News The study for an unmanned system is a key part of the cooperative Maritime Mine Counter Measure (MMCM) program.

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A Smarter Undersea Robot

January 16, 2015 - via Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Engineers seek to correct a curious deficiency

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January 15, 2015 - via Georgia Tech Sub-Ice Marine and PLanetary-analog Ecosytems (SIMPLE)

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Georgia Tech Visits Antarctica In Search For Extraterrestrial Life

January 15, 2015 - via Georgia Tech Research Institute Icefin is an autonomous underwater vehicle. The researchers drill a hole through the ice, then send the submersible down into the ocean. Once it's in the water, it collects information about the ocean below the ice and what the underside of the ice shelf looks like.

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Design of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle to Calibrate the Europa Clipper Ice-Penetrating Radar

January 15, 2015 - via Stone Aerospace The ARTEMIS vehicle - a heavily morphed long-range, low drag variant of the highly successful 4-degree-of-freedom hovering sub-ice ENDURANCE bot -- will be deployed from a sea-ice drill hole adjacent the McMurdo Ice Shelf (MIS)

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UNL team builds deep-water robot for Antarctic exploration

January 15, 2015 - via University of Nebraska-Lincoln The robot, known as Deep-SCINI (Submersible Capable of under Ice Navigation and Imaging), is designed to run deeper than previous missions under the leading edge of the Antarctic ice shelf.

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