China deploying ‘en masse’ underwater drones in Indian Ocean, says report

According to the defence expert, reports from December last year suggested that 14 would be employed in the Indian Ocean mission but only 12 were used. Sutton said that these gliders are unpowered with large wings to glide that can run for long periods of time, adding that they are not fast or agile, however, [...]

By |2021-11-10T22:35:22+00:00November 10th, 2021|UUV|

Thales Australia, Flinders University to automate launch and recovery process for AUVs

Thales Australia and Flinders University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to study the development of an automation system for the launch and recovery process of the General Dynamics Mission Systems Bluefin 9 UUV, procured by the Royal Australian Navy under its Deployable Mine Counter Measures project. The current launch and recovery processes for AUVs requires [...]

By |2021-08-31T19:47:11+00:00June 25th, 2021|News, UUV|

The Incredible Shrinking LiDAR

The term LiDAR comes originally from the mixture of the words light and radar, although it also responds to acronyms such as light detection and ranging or laser imaging, detection, and ranging, or sometimes replaced by the term 3D laser scanning. Basically, we are talking about a method using terrestrial, aerial and mobile applications to [...]

By |2021-08-31T19:47:27+00:00May 25th, 2021|UAV, UUV|
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