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General Dynamics Demos C4 Capacities With Airborne, Underwater Assets

General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat and mission systems businesses have showcased multiple mission command, control and communication capacities that connected a simulated submarine combat control center with unmanned underwater and aerial vehicles. General Dynamics said Tuesday it linked Bluefin Robotics-built UUVs and AeroVironment‘s Blackwing UAV to the AN/BYG-1 submarine control facility during the 2017 Advanced …

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General Dynamics, Navy Put Surface Mine Countermeasure UUV Through At-Sea Test

The U.S. Navy and General Dynamics‘ mission systems unit have evaluated a company-built autonomous surface mine countermeasure unmanned undersea vehicle during a series of tests held off the coast of Boston. General Dynamics said Monday the tests aimed to determine if the Knifefish UUV could detect and classify mines that pose potential threats to naval vessels …

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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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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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RE2 to Develop Robotic ‘Arms’ for UUV Explosive Ordnance Disposal Ops

RE2 Robotics will build an Underwater Dexterous Manipulation System for Explosive Ordnance Disposal Applications for the Office of Naval Research under a $2.7 million contract. The company said Tuesday DMEA works as “manipulator arms” that provide unmanned underwater vehicles the functionality to dispose of waterborne improvised explosive devices. Jorgen Pedersen, president and CEO …

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Ross Lindman: HII Eyes Navy Undersea Ops With New Proteus Submersible

Huntington Ingalls Industries unveiled its new submersible named Proteus, which was developed in partnership with Battelle and Bluefin Robotics, at the recent Sea-Air-Space Exposition in Maryland, the Daily Press reported April 13. Hugh Lessig writes that HII highlighted Proteus’s “flexible” design as the company seeks to potentially deploy the submersible to support the U.S. Navy‘s …

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