Skipper UUV breaks cover [INDODEF16-D3]

November 3, 2016 - via Janes

An unusual exhibit in the Indo Defence 2016 exhibition arena is this prototype Skipper tactical unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV), developed locally by LABINLEK (Labolatorium Induk Elektronika Pengembangan) Surabaya.


The UUV features four vectorable thrusters and large wing surfaces for improved stability, and was successfully demonstrated to the Indonesian Navy in July this year. Its initial application is as a mini-mobile torpedo target equipped with a noise maker payload.




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