Ocean Aero, based in San Diego, will deliver underwater drones that can stay at sea for months and operate both on the surface as well as underwater, for a Homeland Security program. The company has been awarded a multi-year, $4 million dollar contract by the US Department of Homeland Security.
Underwater drone Stories March 20
Underwater drone Stories April 27, 2018
A great white shark attacked a Trident beta unit submarine drone at Isla de Guadalupe, Mexico late last year. Dominik Fretz took a Trident beta unit out to for testing in the shark-infested waters. The underwater drone captured the scary-looking footage and lived to tell the tale.
Underwater drone Stories April 12, 2018
Aquabotix Releases Revolutionary SwarmDiver(TM) Micro USV / UUV
UUV Aquabotix Ltd (ASX: UUV) (“Aquabotix”), an underwater robotics company with operations in Australia and the U.S., today released SwarmDiver™, a micro unmanned surface vehicle (USV) and unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) that operates in a swarm. Multiple SwarmDivers™ can function simultaneously as a single coordinated entity, be easily controlled via one operator on the surface, and perform dives on command to collect valuable intelligence. SwarmDivers™ can be viewed in operation here.
Underwater drone Stories January 15, 2018
More news from Russia today. According to leaked Pentagon papers, the Russians apparently possess a nuclear underwater drone that has the ability to carry a 100-megaton nuclear warhead. The drone is called “AUV” or autonomous underwater vehicle and is featured in a chart that lays out Russia’s various nuclear delivery vehicles in the draft of the Pentagon’s Nuclear Posture Review.
Underwater drone Stories January 7, 2018
Underwater drone Stories January 4, 2018
Houthi forces captured a U.S. Navy Unmanned Underwater Vehicle or drone 0ff the coast of Yemen according to a video uploaded to Youtube on Monday by the U.S. Naval Institute (USNI). The short video clips shows four members of the “Houthi Navy” in dive gear swimming and cheering around what seems to be a bright yellow REMUS 600 UUV, called Smokey.