Unmanned Vehicles

Advances in Chinese ocean gliders are overhyped

1st August 2017 - 04:37 GMT | by Ian Keddie in Toronto


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Chinese press recently reported on a new expedition of domestically-made glider autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV). 

According to multiple reports, the research vessel Kexue simultaneously deployed 12 Haiyi ‘Sea Wing’ gliders for a month-long mission organised by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Regarding the latest deployment, programme scientist Yu ...

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