News Articles with Category: Test and Evaluation

BMT, MSubs Collaborate on Maritime UxVs Sea Range

October 20, 2014 - via BMT Group Currently there is no readily available UK or EU based facility capable of enabling command, control and tracking of multiple unmanned underwater, surface and air vehicles in an environment where oceanographic and meteorological data can be monitored and recorded concurrently with the test.

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GUSC Presents a Live Unmanned Vehicle Demonstration

July 15, 2014 - via Gulf Unmanned Systems Center There will be a live demonstration of submersible, aerial, and ground unmanned vehicles throughout the day.

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Neutral Buoyancy Research Facility, one of two in nation, allows for underwater research

November 22, 2013 - via University of Maryland It gives students the opportunity to test underwater robotics and gain engineering experience in a way that other colleges cannot offer

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SwRI Expands Ocean Simulation Laboratory with Five New Chambers for Deep Water Simulation Testing

October 2, 2013 - via Southwest Research Institute The chambers will also be used to test components for manned and unmanned submersibles.

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QinetiQ Opens UK’s First Maritime Autonomy Centre

September 13, 2013 - via QinetiQ The capabilities will range from closed water testing through to full scale open water tests where a number of assets can operate together to de-risk a mission prior to deployment. A virtual adaptive independent modelling environment will also allow system architecture and mission systems to be developed.

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NSWCCD delivers MASTT to the Fleet

January 31, 2013 - via NSWC CD MASTT is a first of its kind 80-foot-long, 60-metric-ton, autonomous submersible the Navy will use as a training target for both surface ships and submarines.

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Navy tests ocean drones in RI's Narragansett Bay

August 7, 2012 - via Associated Press Narragansett Bay is the testing ground for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center where the Navy is working toward its goal of achieving a squadron of self-driven, undersea vehicles

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Navy extends underwater ranges

July 8, 2011 - via The Kitsap Sun he Navy announced Thursday it will extend three underwater ranges that Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Keyport uses for testing autonomous undersea vehicles. They are the Keyport Range, Dabob Bay Range Complex and Quinault Underwater Tracking Range.

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