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Article: Supporting UUVs & ROVs with Unmanned Surface Vessels

By Mike Ball / 10 Mar 2020

Sonardyne USV & UUV operationsSonardyne, a developer of tracking, communication, and positioning technologies for unmanned maritime systems, has released an article detailing the use of unmanned surface vessels (USVs) to support remote and over-the-horizon operations for unmanned/autonomous underwater vehicles (UUVs/AUVs) and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs).

Read the full article on Sonardyne’s website

The article explains:

  • Why support vessels are often necessary for UUVs and ROVs
  • How USVs can be used as support vessels in applications such as oil & gas operations and mine countermeasures
  • The use of subsea acoustic positioning to facilitate the interoperation of surface and subsurface autonomous systems
  • Remote control interfacing that removes the need for human operators in USV-UUV tracking and communication

Sonardyne provides a number of tracking, navigation and communications solutions that can enable remote operation of a ROV or UUV from a USV. To find out more, read the full article on Sonardyne’s website.

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Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact