underwater navigation


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underwater navigation

[¦ən·dər¦wȯd·ər ‚nav·ə′gā·shən]
(navigation)
The navigation of a submerged vessel. Also known as submarine navigation.
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Also, even though our nation has made great strides in cleaning up our waterways, any local diver could tell you that underwater navigation around places like Upper or Lower New York Harbor or the Delaware River is problematic at best, even for professionals.
A new underwater navigation and search system, the Diver Reconnaissance System (DRS) has been developed by QinetiQ and is set to play a significant role in mines counter measures (MCM) operations, particularly those conducted in shallow littoral waters.
The officials said the trial run will consist of repeated underwater navigation and surfacing maneuvers to test whether any defects exist in the newly repaired ship's facilities and hull due to the collision.
This compass simplifies underwater navigation by providing divers with an easy-to-read LCD display, and a memory chip to remember courses.
Russian assistance is mainly in non-nuclear areas such as hull design and underwater navigation.
A fully developed robot like Charlie may be a practical alternative to traditional underwater navigation systems.
a preferred development partner would: a) bring particular expertise in underwater navigation and/or communications technology to the partnership

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