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The Navy’s rising tide of UUVs

The Navy’s rising tide of UUVs

Unmanned aircraft get all the attention nowadays, but it is beneath the waves where robots are making a splash.From detecting and clearing underwater mines to reconnaissance and mapping the ocean floors, unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) are becoming increasingly prominent.In late October, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that a squadron of large displacement unmanned underwater vehicles (LDUUV)…

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