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  • 5 June 2018
    Authorities

    General Dynamics Mission Systems on June 4 announced completion of sea acceptance trials for the US Navy’s Knifefish surface mine countermeasure unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV). The trials took place off the coast of Boston and followed contractor trials which concluded in October 2017. The latest tests were carried out using navy mine test targets and included […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has completed contractor trials for the US Navy’s Knifefish program, the company announced Oct. 26. The Knifefish UUV is a mine countermeasure (MCM) unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) operated in multiple mine test target fields at-sea using buried, bottom and volume type mine-test targets. According to the company, the Knifefish system successfully demonstrated […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has successfully completed the critical design review for Knifefish, the surface-mine countermeasure unmanned undersea vehicle (SMCM UUV), one month ahead of schedule. The General Dynamics team will now begin the development of the system hardware and software to integrate the approved design via the fabrication of three engineering development modules. […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy and the General Dynamics Mission Systems Knifefish team recently completed an evaluation of Knifefish, an autonomous surface mine countermeasure (SMCM) unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV). The test events took place off the coast of Boston using submerged navy mine test targets. According to General Dynamics, the evaluation demonstrated the UUV’s capability to detect and […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Bluefin Robotics, a leading provider of Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs), announced that they will produce a variation of the Knifefish UUV for the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). Knifefish is a specialized Bluefin-21 UUV that is being developed for the Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (SMCM UUV) program for which Bluefin is under subcontract to […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The mine countermeasure unmanned undersea vehicle has reached Milestone C.

  • 8 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has successfully completed the comprehensive risk reduction program for the U.S. Navy’s Knifefish Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) program. Designed to discover any potential systems defect early on in the program’s development phase, the configuration item test (CIT) successfully verified key components […]

  • 16 July 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Bluefin Robotics, a leading provider of Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) solutions for US Navy Programs of Record recently announced that the company has successfully completed the Preliminary Design Review for Knifefish, the Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (SMCM UUV). In November of 2011, Bluefin announced a subcontract from General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (GDAIS) […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Mission Module Program recently completed shipboard integration testing of two unmanned systems on board USS Independence (LCS 2). The two systems — General Dynamics-developed Knifefish unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) and Textron-developed Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) — are part of the mine countermeasures mission package (MCM MP), which […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s (NRL) Acoustics Division, with Bluefin Robotics, executed a record setting 507 kilometer (315 mile), long-endurance autonomy research mission using its heavyweight-class mine countermeasures autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), Reliant. NRL’s Reliant AUV, when equipped with a low frequency broadband (LFBB) sonar system, is perhaps best known as the prototype for the […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The US Military Sealift Command’s expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) headed out to sea recently to test a range unmanned systems during a two-day underway. One of the less prominent systems that was tested was the V-BAT vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The MartinUAV-built V-BAT is a long […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The 2012 Sea-Air-Space Exposition kicked off at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. with an official opening ceremony and ribbon-cutting April 16. After the ceremony, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert took part in a panel entitled “Service Chief Update” where he talked about the importance of events like […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    American defense company General Dynamics said its Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) successfully launched multiple Bluefin SandShark micro-autonomous underwater vehicles (M-AUV) as part of several capability demonstrations at the U.S. Navy sponsored 2016 Annual Naval Technology Exercises (ANTX) in Newport, R.I. Through several ANTX demonstrations, the Bluefin SandShark M-AUVs surfaced and functioned independent of the […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Bluefin Robotics, a Quincy-based provider of Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs), announced that the company, in support of the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), has successfully completed a long-endurance UUV mission from Boston to New York totaling over 100 hours with NRL’s Reliant “Heavyweight” UUV. The multi-day mission exercised UUV autonomy methods and demonstrated the capability of […]