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]
(oceanography)
A crewless, untethered submersible which operates independent of direct human control. Abbreviated AUV.
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Two months were spent searching 850 sq km of sea bed north west of Perth, but the source of the "pings" was not found and a submersible robot found no evidence of the airliner.
Two months were spent searching 850 square kilometres (330 square miles) of sea bed northwest of Perth, but the source of the "pings" was not found and a submersible robot found no evidence of the airliner.
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During a 2010 expedition to the Mariana Trench, a deepsea submersible robot that can analyse lifeforms brought biological data back to the surface.
The 7-foot-9-inch submersible device, shaped like a large-winged torpedo, had just become the first submersible robot to cross the Atlantic.
Yesterday SMD loaded UT1 (Ultra Trencher 1), a remote controlled submersible robot (ROV), on to a ship for delivery to CTC Marine Projects.
This technology is part of the study to create an underwater mining environment using laser communication systems and a submersible robot.
They plan to use a submersible robot to retrieve the recorders.
The gorgeous coral garden is spectacular and, thanks to a submersible robot called Victor, we've been able to take a look for ourselves.
For their design of a submersible robot probe, Renee Jeanne Filion, 16, and Stefane Robert Filion, 18, of Ecole Secondaire Algonquin in North Bay, Ontario, won top honors among team projects and a trip to the European Union Contest for Young Scientists.
In addition, Murphy brought a submersible robot to help authorities recover the bodies of victims in ports and clear waterways.