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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The company said the submersible robot found solidified radioactive waste in layers up to a metre deep below the reactor's core during a three-day investigation of the site.
Toshiba Corporation and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning (IRID) have developed a submersible robot (an underwater ROV), only 13cm in diameter, that is small enough and resilient enough to enter and inspect the damaged primary containment vessel (PCV) of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 3.
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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.
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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.