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Study Examines how Dumped Munitions Move Underwater

University of Delaware researchers are studying how unexploded ordnance and munitions that were dumped in the oceans move underwater in order to better locate them for removal. They are using AUVs, sensors and positioning systems to study how fabricated surrogate munitions that they planted at a test site in Delaware Bay move over time depending on sediment, currents and storms.

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SonarWiz Used in BentProp Project To Discover Seafloor Wreckage

Chesapeake Technology, the company that makes SonarWiz data collection and post-processing software, has renewed its multi-year partnership with the BentProp Project, which has used SonarWiz software since Dec. 2010 to create and review sonar images to identify high-likelihood search targets such as planes on the seafloor. Hundreds of images are scanned each day during a typical one-month project. Since 2014,

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