autonomous underwater vehicle

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autonomous underwater vehicle:

see submersiblesubmersible,
small, mobile undersea research vessel capable of functioning in the ocean depths. Development of a great variety of submersibles during the later 1950s and 1960s came about as a result of improved technology and in response to a demonstrated need for the capability
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autonomous underwater vehicle

[ȯ¦tän·ə·məs ‚ən·dər‚wȯd·ər ′vē·ə·kəl]
A crewless, untethered submersible which operates independent of direct human control. Abbreviated AUV.
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On the use of adaptive / integral actions for six-degrees-of-freedom control of autonomous underwater vehicles, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, Vol.
The autonomous underwater vehicles are complex technical systems which safety and reliable operation deserves particular attention.
SUPER SUB Asset Manager Andy Miller, left, and AUV manager Richard Hill with the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, a robot that can travel without requiring input from an operator
Modus expands capability with creation of autonomous underwater vehicle divisionThe AUV division perfectly complements our existing subsea capabilities
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-12 February 2003-Kongsberg Simrad to develop new autonomous underwater vehicle for mine countermeasures(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
the technology company of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), announces the launch of BGR to commercialize HydroCamel II, Israel's first Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) developed by researchers at BGU's the Laboratory for Autonomous Robotics (LAR).
The Hugin 4500 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle was used (http://jacc.
15 ( ANI ): An autonomous underwater vehicle sent into the Indian Ocean to search for evidence of missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 hit hurdles and hauled back from its first mission.
The discovery was made by a unique sophisticated, unmanned remotely controlled submarine, or autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), operating in waters almost one mile deep.
Goudey, engineers in the Sea Grant Underwater Vehicles Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, designed and built an autonomous underwater vehicle with the capacity to sense chemical signals and to navigate by them, imitating a lobster's behavior.
Marginal weather conditions still allow the use of deep tow equipment provided conditions are such that the equipment can be safely deployed and recovered, however, the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) which is used to survey some of the most difficult portions of the search area such as the underwater canyon areas that cannot be searched effectively using the deep tow sonar, can only be launched in the calmer conditions of spring and summer," ATSB said, in the (http://jacc.
He added that the better Ocean Shield can define the area, the easier it will be for the autonomous underwater vehicle to subsequently search for aircraft wreckage.

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