Iran Says Has Built ‘Smart’ Remote-Controled Submarine

January 22, 2012 - via Eurasia Review

Iranian researchers have built a ‘smart’ remote-control submarine with the subsurface speed of 10 meters per second, according to the semi-official Iranian news agency ISNA.

According to ISNA, the submarine, dubbed the ‘Phoenix’,  ”also possesses beautiful appearance and capable of carrying out different maneuvers.”

The 3-Kg Phoenix is a mono-propelled propulsion system that has a fin maneuverability system, and can “can carry out surveillance for one meter,” according to ISNA, adding that a camera can be installed on the submarine and the system can be employed in maritime and military industries.

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