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Kraken Robotics Subsidiary Develops Synthetic Aperture Sonar for Navy AUV

A Kraken Robotics subsidiary has produced a synthetic aperture sonar technology designed to map the ocean floor in support of U.S. Navy‘s autonomous minehunting operations. The service branch integrated and tested Kraken Robotics Systems-made SAS onboard the Naval Warfare Center‘s REMUS 600 autonomous underwater vehicle, the company  said Jan. 11. The sonar is built to collect target …

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Kraken Robotics Evaluates Miniature Synthetic Aperture Sonar System on Navy Autonomous Underwater Tech

Kraken Robotics has integrated and tested a new real-time synthetic aperture sonar system aboard a U.S. Navy Remus 600 autonomous underwater vehicle in Rhode Island. The company said Thursday its Aquapix miniature SAS technology features capacities to support minehunting operations at ranges up to 10 times more than traditional side …

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General Dynamics Showcases Bluefin Autonomous Underwater Vehicle; Matt Graziano Comments

General Dynamics has demonstrated a hovering-autonomous underwater vehicle the company’s Bluefin Robotics subsidiary developed to detect threats to a ship’s hull and structure. General Dynamics said Thursday it showcased the H-AUV platform that incorporates acoustic sonar and high-resolution imaging technology during the OCEANS 2016 exposition in Monterey, California. The vehicle is designed to determine a hull’s condition, …

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General Dynamics Demos Bluefin-21, Bluefin SandShark Underwater Drones at Navy Tech Exercise

General Dynamics’ mission systems business unit demonstrated its autonomous underwater vehicles at the U.S. Navy’s Annual Naval Technology Exercises held in August at the service branch’s Narragansett Bay test facility in Newport, Rhode Island. The company said Friday a Bluefin-21 AUV deployed two Bluefin SandShark micro-AUVs to perform target imagery transmission and …

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Swedish Defense Material Administration Picks Saab for Anti-Submarine Warfare Training

Sweden’s defense material administration has placed an order to Saab for anti-submarine warfare training and the AUV62-AT autonomous underwater vehicle to support the Swedish armed forces’ underwater operations. Saab will provide the AUV62-AT with ASW training configuration and additional support and maintenance to the client from 2016 to 2019, the company said Wednesday. …

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Research and Markets: Commercial, Scientific, Defense Sectors to Drive Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Demand

A fresh Research and Markets report has projected the global autonomous underwater vehicles market’s growth to rise at 13.42 percent annually over the next five years, reaching $343.4 million by 2020. Research and Markets stated that the report expects the commercial, scientific and defense sectors to drive demand for AUVs, …

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