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  • 30 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Crews of nuclear and diesel-electric submarines of the Northern Fleet have performed eight underwater torpedo launches yesterday, September 29. The nuclear submarine Nizhny Novgorod and the diesel-electric Magnitogorsk conducted torpedo launches at imaginary enemy ships within the final inspection for the summer training period. Each submarine was to come up to the imaginary enemy stealthily and […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Underwater Construction Team 2, Construction Diving Detachment Alpha completed a three-month deployment aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), Aug. 16. Stationed in Port Hueneme, Calif., Det. Alpha was the first underwater construction divers to participate in Pacific Partnership, the largest disaster-response preparedness mission in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. Led by […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The underwater search efforts for the missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501 resume today after encountering difficulties over the weekend due to rough weather conditions. As reported by The Guardian, five large objects have been located at the bottom of the Java Sea about 90 nautical miles off the coast of Borneo. The objects found are believed to be parts […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    All members of the NATO alliance have, for the first time ever, adopted a recently-developed standard for underwater acoustic communications. The standard is called Janus and was developed by NATO Science and Technology Organization’s Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE). “This marks the first time that a digital underwater communication protocol has been acknowledged […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Research & Development

      Plymouth University Marine and Engineering researcher, Daniel Roper, has devised a new method to make robotic fish more efficient when performing tasks in the water. His research involved looking at the tail movements of fish and applying the same concept to robots. In doing this he discovered an alternative method for generating a more […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Looking for new technologies to improve the operation of unmanned underwater vehicles, the Royal Navy used the Maritime Enterprise Innovation Scotland Conference (MEISC) to set challenges for developers. During the conference, held at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow on January 24, two specific challenges were set: the provision of low power and high accuracy underwater […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Underwater construction teams from the US, Republic of Korea and Royal Thai navies got together on the Thung Prong Bay Sattahip Navy Base in Thailand as part of the 37th annual exercise Cobra Gold, which ends February 23. “We are here to perform underwater inspection techniques and also to talk about maintenance plans,” said Construction […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Training & Education

    With the underwater environment posing an ever increasing threat for navies worldwide, with particular emphasis on submarine developments, legal challenges, innovative technologies, weapons and unmanned systems, a key event is being held in February 2013 to discuss exactly how nations can work together to overcome them.   Between the 26th and 27th February 2013, delegates […]

  • 15 May 2014

    The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, Bluefin-21, has been recovered about two hours into its first mission since returning to the search area so a communications problem could be investigated.   During the recovery, Bluefin-21 was damaged but was able to be repaired expeditiously with spare parts on board the ADV Ocean Shield. Examination of the communications […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Industry news

    Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc.  announced that it will be exhibiting the company’s underwater security systems and other sonar and acoustic solutions at the Undersea Defence Technologies (UDT) Conference and Exhibition in Alicante, Spain (May 29 – 31, 2012), PR Newswire informed. The company views UDT as an important venue for reaching […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    This is the third of the Royal UK Navy’s new hunter-killer submarines disappearing beneath the water for the first time as HMS Artful conducted her maiden dive. The £1bn attack submarine was submerged during two-day trial in Barrow – which will determine how the boat performs underwater during a career lasting more than a quarter […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s offshore patrol vessel Meteoro recently helped technicians from the PLOCAN (Canary Islands Oceanic Platform) recover a damaged glider travelling from Madeira to the Canary Islands conducting several oceanographic surveys. The AUV, also known as Glider, was recovered 40 miles north of the Canary Islands. It was launched on April 12 in Madeira by […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy is looking at ways to have its underwater unmanned vehicles charged wirelessly undersea. It has recently awarded a $1.6 million contract to Aerojet Rocketdyne to develop a demonstration system that will allow the wireless charging of UUVs. The company will also develop a software system which will enable the Navy to prioritize and schedule […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Russian Navy will receive stand-alone unmanned submersibles made in Iceland. Russian defense ministry plans to spend RUR 744.244 mln on eight autonomous unmanned submersibles produced by Teledyn Gavia (Iceland), reports Nezavisimaya Gazeta newspsper. Three underwater robots are expected to join Russian Navy in the current year, other five – in 2013-2014. According to Teledyne Gavia, […]

  • 6 February 2012

    The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP), a tenant activity at Naval Station Newport, is conducting underwater surveys of Newport Harbor in search of 13 British transport service vessels sunk in 1778 near historic Fort Adams that was blockaded by the Royal Navy during the War of 1812. “Much of local Rhode Island maritime history […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Saab has presented its remotely operated vehicle (ROV), Sea Wasp, at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition in National Harbor, Maryland. Sea Wasp, which relocates, identifies and neutralizes underwater improvised explosive devices (IEDs), is designed to combat below-the-surface terrorism. The company said it worked with the U.S. Underwater Hazardous Device Response Community to adapt the ROV for explosive […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Research & Development

    For the next three years, researchers at the University of New Orleans will be working to develop an eel-like device that can slither through shallow water, gathering information where humans might be at risk of being spotted. The work at the Office of Naval Research is being underwritten by a $937,000 grant from the Navy. […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Hydroid Inc. has been awarded a USD 36.32 million contract for procurement of unmanned underwater vehicles (UVVs). Unmanned underwater vehicles, sometimes known as underwater drones, are any vehicles that are able to operate underwater without a human occupant. UUVs may be divided into two categories: Remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs), which are controlled by a […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Biological Technology Office has partnered with Northrop Grumman for the development of prototype sensing capabilities that would use undersea organisms to detect and track undersea threats. The program is also known as Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors (PALS) and seeks to find a way to tap into sea […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Equipment & technology

    The Royal Netherlands Navy’s mine detection and neutralization force has added three new autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs). The new generation Remus 100 marine robots enable mapping of the underwater soil and viewing objects such as mines, explosives but also missing persons. The AUV can perform pre-programmed missions autonomously as they are equipped with Seebyte Neptune […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Divers from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) have carried out the first full underwater waterjet seal and evaluation on a littoral combat ship (LCS), USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), the US Navy said yesterday. NAVSEA’s Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) was assigned to come up with […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Research & Development

    Survey ship HMS Echo has discovered an underwater mountain the size of the Rock of Gibraltar as she sailed through poorly-mapped waters in the Red Sea. The ship came across the huge feature while searching for volcanoes on the seabed – and also located a WW2 wreck off the Libyan coast as her 19-month deployment […]

  • 18 September 2018

    The US Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Carderock Division, has awarded Houston-based Sonardyne Inc. a contract to deliver its underwater target tracking technology for use at the South Florida Ocean Measurement Facility (SFOMF). Located in Maryland, Carderock Division is the US Navy’s research, engineering, modelling, and test centre for surface and undersea technologies. Thanks to its proximity […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 joined NATO’s Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) in La Spezia, Italy, to take part in a series of experiments and trials last week. Royal Navy’s HMS Diamond, Turkish Navy’s TCG Barbaros and Spain’s ESPS Blas de Lezo visited Italy after completing exercise Brilliant Mariner 17. The experiments […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) is funding the development of an underwater robotic explosive ordnance disposal device that will keep divers out of harm’s way. The contract award was announced by RE2 Robotics, a developer of robotic manipulator arms, which has received a small business innovation research (SBIR) award to develop an inflatable underwater dual […]

  • 4 September 2014

    Navy Diver 1st Class Shawn Gerasimchik, assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2, Company 2-1, explores an underwater wreck during a joint dive with Colombian divers from the Departamento de Buceo y Salvamento.   The MDSU-2 divers are in Colombia working with the Armada de la Republica de Colombia as part of Southern […]

  • 26 February 2015

    The Colombian Navy, together with the Air Force and the National Police, located 114 kilograms of cocaine submerged and secured to the seabed. After a several month-long research and surveillance operation by the National Police, the Navy divers were sent to find the drugs. A total of six packages were found in the general area of […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The 2012 edition of the annual UDT Europe show – a leading forum for the international undersea defence community – will be held in Alicante, Spain, from 29 to 31 May. DCNS specialists will present papers and displays on some of the Group’s latest technologies. A consistent innovator thanks to its R&D and engineering programmes, […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Technical Support Detachment (TSD) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel – along with FBI special agent bomb technicians – conducted underwater post-blast investigation training at Naval Base Guam, July 27-31. The week-long training is based on an FBI course which includes surface and underwater events such as assessing the underwater detonation/blast field, locating, mapping […]