News Articles with Category: Launch and Recovery

Kraken Receives Financial Contribution from the Government of Canada

November 10, 2016 - via Kraken Sonar The funding is being used to develop Autonomous Launch and Recovery Systems (A-LARS) for Unmanned Maritime Vehicles.

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ECA, Vestdavit to Jointly Develop LARS for Unmanned Systems

October 20, 2016 - via Marine Technology Reporter This agreement will incorporate the latest technologies and innovation developed by both companies, enabling ECA to propose the best launch and recovery solution for its UMS customers.

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Osbit supplies dock, garage for Modus AUV

September 19, 2016 - via Orbit The company designed and manufactured a floating launch dock and a sea parking garage to meet Modus’ launch and recovery requirements for the Saab Sabertooth hybrid AUV.

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French Espadon programme completed

September 13, 2016 - via Shephard News The programme achieved a number of successes, including the development of an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) launch and recovery system from an unmanned surface vehicle (USV).

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Navy Begins Test of UUV Launch System

January 30, 2014 - via General Dynamics Electric Boat Essentially a 60” wide, 23-foot long elevator, the ULRM contains vehicle stowing cradles that carry its UUV cargo away from its mother ship and into the open ocean. Once free of its sub the cradle rotates perpendicular to its missile tube housing where its autonomous cargo is free to launch.

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Navy, Electric Boat Test Tube-Launched Underwater Vehicle

January 28, 2014 - via General Dynamics Electric Boat Once a tactical version of the technology is built, it will fill up the launch tube out to 60-inches in diameter and stretch as long as 23-feet. The vehicle could weigh up to 30,000-pounds

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Boeing to make flying torpedoes able to attack enemy submarines from 30,000 feet

April 4, 2013 - via Military and Aerospace Electronics The HAAWC ALA turns the Raytheon Mark 54 torpedo into a glide weapon that the P-8A aircraft can release from high altitudes. As the flying torpedo reaches the water, it jettisons wings and other air-control surfaces and takes on its original role as a smart torpedo that detect, track, and attack enemy submarines autonomously.

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New System Integration Standard for Underwater Operations

November 26, 2012 - via Subsea World News This standard provides a framework for the verification and certification of underwater deployment and recovery systems using Technology Qualification methodology.

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