Black Sea Fleet Rescue Ship Epron Tests Unmanned Underwater Systems

February 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – With the crew of the rescue vessel “Epron” from the rescue squad of the Black Sea Fleet’s Search and Rescue Directorate (UPASR), an exercise was conducted to launch a remotely controlled unmanned underwater vehicle intended for monitoring operations at great depths. The event took place within the framework of the crew working out the…

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ROK Navy to Develop an Autonomous Underwater MCM System

December 9, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (Director Wang Jeong-hong) signed a contract with LIG Nex1 to develop an underwater autonomous mine probe system worth about 12 billion won. The underwater autonomous mine searcher system development is a project to develop a domestic technology for an underwater robot that autonomously searches for mines installed in the…

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Thales and Flinders University sign MOU for RAN AUV Program

September 14, 2020 – Thales Australia and Flinders University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to conduct a study into the development of an automation system for the launch and recovery process of the General Dynamics Mission Systems Bluefin 9, procured by the Royal Australian Navy under its Deployable Mine Counter Measures project. Current launch and recovery processes for AUVs…

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