News Articles with Category: Harbor Security

Underwater robot for port security

September 26, 2014 - via MIT Football-size robot can skim discreetly along a ship’s hull to seek hollow compartments concealing contraband.

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Robot patrols for ports?

July 30, 2014 - via BMT Group These small, robust 1.8m torpedo-shaped AUVs connect with modems seated below the surface to link with the brains of the outfit onshore. Since the modems can be strung out on a chain across the port, handing over the data link from one to another, the AUVs can remain connected even when far from base, keeping up a harbour patrol day and night.

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Building robots to battle threats beneath the sea

May 5, 2014 - via BMT Group The vehicles have been designed to address underwater threats in ports with a focus on cost effective use of technology to make the most of low-cost sensors.

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JIEDDO Beginning To Look At Water-Borne Threats For Post-Afghanistan

August 31, 2012 - via Inside Defense The water-borne IED threat is also catching the attention of the Navy, and the Expeditionary Warfare Division in particular.

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JIEDDO Beginning To Look At Water-Borne Threats For Post-Afghanistan

August 31, 2012 - via Inside Defense The water-borne IED threat is also catching the attention of the Navy, and the Expeditionary Warfare Division in particular.

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Navy gets new robot to detect mines on ships

July 28, 2012 - via Navy Times The robot, small enough for two sailors to carry, emits a signal from a sonar camera as it moves around the ship. Once it assesses the ship’s shape, it can move in closer and detect mines about the size of an iPhone.

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Navy Laboratory Bets Big on Unmanned Ships

March 15, 2012 - via National Defense At the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, scientists and engineers are working on a variety of underwater and surface vessels that one day may do some of the fighting on their own.

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Images Let Navy Keep Tabs On Harbor

February 17, 2009 - via Newport News Daily Press The Pictures Of The Bottom Of Hampton Roads Harbor Give A Starting Point When It's Looking For New Obstructions.

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