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Multibeam Sonar Provides Mapping at Extreme Depths

The all new WASSP F3X model from Furuno is a quantum leap forward in multibeam sounder technology. Both the WMB4340 and WMB6340 professional multibeam sonar packages  provide superior target detection of fish in water columns, track fish targets deeper than ever before, and allow navigators and surveyors to map the seabed and structure below with confidence. WASSP F3X penetrates the

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US Navy to Evaluate Kraken Sonar

Kraken Robotics Inc.‘s wholly owned subsidiary, Kraken Robotic Systems Inc., has been selected by the U.S. Office of the Secretary of Defense, Comparative Test Office, to participate in a Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT) program in support of a U.S. Navy Program of Record managed by the Naval Sea Systems Command, EOD Program Office. The FCT is designed to test selected

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Scientists want to search for life on Jupiter’s moon. They’re starting in Antarctic oceans.

An autonomous robot is practicing to explore Europa. By Justin Lawrence, Planetary Science, Georgia Institute of Technology The harsh and icy ocean surrounding Antarctica may seem like a strange place to be doing research about Jupiter, but since 2014, a team of Georgia Tech engineers and scientists in Britney Schmidt’s Planetary Habitability and Technology Lab, where I’m a graduate student, has been

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OceanScan-MST Uses iXblue Phins for Lightweight AUVs

iXblue’s Phins Compact Series has been selected by OceanScan-MST, the Portugal-based manufacturer of the lightweight, cost-effective AUV (LAUV), to equip three new vehicles. To respond to end-user demand for a higher position accuracy with a small size factor and lower cost, OceanScan-MST opted for the Phins C3. Built on iXblue’s fiber-optic gyroscope (FOG) technology, the Phins compact series is a

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