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SonoWatch for Surface Vessel Navigation

McQ Inc.’s SonoWatch is an autonomous acoustic lookout system that detects, identifies and determines the navigation meaning of acoustic signals, which provide autonomous collision avoidance to both unmanned and manned watercraft. SonoWatch provides notification of naval navigation acoustic alerts for the safe operation of surface vessels. SonoWatch is compact, sealed for operation in maritime environments, and ruggedized for the shock

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Sonardyne Tests Nav Systems for UK ASVs

Sonardyne DASA

Sonardyne International Ltd. has demonstrated technologies that will aid autonomous vehicle operations in challenging environments under a project funded by the U.K.’s national Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA). Working with a 12 m-long SEA-KIT X USV, Sonardyne tested and validated sensors already used by UUVs for deployment on USVs in support of missions in coastal waters. Sonardyne’s SPRINT-Nav hybrid inertial

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New AUV Long-Endurance Navigation Capabilities Proven

Sonardyne P3AUV

New standards in long-endurance underwater navigation and automated subsea positioning have been set following the successful completion of a joint project led by Sonardyne International Ltd., with partners the U.K. National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and L3Harris. The two-year, £1.4 million Precise Positioning for Persistent Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (P3AUV) project, partly funded by Innovate UK, set out to integrate existing and

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Kongsberg Bridge Simulator for South Korea Autonomous Ship Research Facility

Kongsberg bridge simulator for South Korea

UIPA, the South Korean Information and Communication Technology Promotion Agency, has awarded Kongsberg Digital the contract to supply a fully featured bridge simulator for a new, state-of-the-art autonomous ship research facility in Ulsan, South Korea. The Korean government has committed to invest 130 billion won ($110 million USD) in the project over the next three years, with a goal of

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Kongsberg Gruppen Acquires Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine

Following European Commission approval, Kongsberg Maritime parent company Kongsberg Gruppen (KONGSBERG) has completed the acquisition of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine (RRCM). Officially part of Kongsberg Maritime, RRCM will operate under the KONGSBERG brand and the Kongsberg Maritime legal entity. KONGSBERG announced its intention to acquire RRCM, a global supplier of maritime technology and engineering products, in July 2018. With the unification

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