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Iran Unveils a Loitering Torpedo in the Service of the IRGC
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have added a batch of new ‘loitering torpedoes’ developed by Iran’s defense industries. The new weapons were unveiled yesterday during a ceremony at Bandar Abas naval base, a large naval base located at the straits of Hormoz. The new weapon that seems to be a hybrid of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) and a guided torpedo, enables the guards to direct covert attacks at enemy naval bases, ships, and offshore facilities.
Sweden and Singapore to Explore Air Traffic Management, Autonomous Underwater Navigation
Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and the Swedish Saab group embark on a five-year research collaboration. The agreement currently covers two focus areas: air traffic management (ATM) and underwater robotic research projects, both areas are key activities for SAAB.
Hydrogen Fuel Cells Could Power the navy’s Future Robotic Submarine
General Motors, the Office of Naval Research and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory announced Thursday, June 23, 2016; they are cooperating to incorporate automotive hydrogen fuel cell systems into a next-generation of Navy unmanned undersea vehicles, or UUVs.
Unmanned and autonomous – deep in the ocean and swarming in...
The US Office of Naval Research (ONR) unveiled some of the most advanced unmanned and autonomous systems developed today, that could introduce new concepts of warfare in the years to come.
Robotic spy fish conducts underwater surveillance
The US Navy is testing a fish like robot designed to carry out stealthy, silent and secure underwater surveillance missions - from intelligence gathering to hull inspections, where its silent operation and mission endurance would provide great advantages to sailors and marines.
ATLAS North America acquires US based sonar company MSTL
ATLAS North America LLC. (ANA) has acquired the business of Marine Sonic Technology (MSTL), Ltd., based in Yorktown, Virginia, USA, via an asset deal....
SOFIC 2014 photo report: SOF Mobility
This photo reports highlights mobility systems for special operations forces, seen at the recent SOFIC 2014 exhibition. The report reviews a number of all terrain vehicles, remotely operated systems for land, and underwater operations, diver propulsion systems and motion augmenting devices, positioned for the future TALOS special operations warfighter suite.
The Hydro Camel Unmaned Submarine
Today, there are many remotely operated submarines that handle important tasks, such as checking underwater pipelines, mapping underwater minefields, searching for locations to place...
Autonomous ASW: The Predator Becoming a Prey
In three years the US Navy could have a prototype of an autonomous anti-submarine warfare vessel that will be able to detect, track and shadow any type of submarine, including ultra-quiet diesel-electric subs, turning these undersea beast from predators into targets.
International Conference on Unmanned Systems – AUVSI Israel 2012
For four decades Israel’s aerospace industries are maintaining their world leading position in the field of unmanned systems. The upcoming International Conference on Unmanned Systems will offer international delegates a unique insight into one of the country's most competitive fields of expertise.
GD To Develop an Underwater Unmanned Vehicle to Support LCS Mine...
U.S. Navy Sea Systems Command has awards General Dynamics Advanced Informational Systems (GD-AIS) $87 million contract to develop an Unmanned Underwater Mine Countermeasure Vehicle.
Kongsberg Defense Systems
Kongsberg Defense Systems, based in Norway, is a subsidiary of the Kongsberg Group operating in defence, aerospace, oil and gas and merchant marine industry. In 2009,...