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Germany Funds AUV Development

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is providing €12 million as part of the Maritime Research Program for the development of a novel autonomous submersible robotics system that will enable autonomous monitoring of underwater installations in the deep sea with a significantly reduced carbon footprint, without the need for costly support vessels. The funding decision was announced

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Successful Sea Trials for Kraken MINSAS 120 on DIVE-LD AUV

Quincy, Massachusetts-based Dive Technologies Inc. has completed successful sea trials of Kraken’s miniature synthetic aperture sonar (MINSAS 120) integrated onto Dive’s large displacement AUV (DIVE-LD). The DIVE-LD is also powered by Kraken’s pressure-tolerant batteries. Kraken’s MINSAS is a commercially available off-the-shelf configurable interferometric synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) that replaces high-end side scan sonar systems at an affordable price while delivering

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AUV for Geotechnical Survey

Feritech Global

Marine-i has agreed to support marine engineering specialist Feritech Global in its plan to create an autonomous subsea vehicle specially designed for geotechnical survey work. Such a design would result in safer, more efficient and cost-effective seabed survey operations. Marine-i and Feritech are collaborating on a structured development program to define the industry standards that the new vehicle must meet,

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