News Articles with Category: Launch and Recovery

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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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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