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AFCEA West 2012: Boeing readies Echo Ranger test bed

25th January 2012 - 09:24 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in San Diego, US


Boeing is preparing to conduct sonar payload testing in March using its Echo Ranger UUV test bed, the company has revealed.

Having completed the previous tests in November, Jameson Garrett, Boeing programme development manager for advanced technology programmes and information, explained to Shephard at the AFCEA West conference in San Diego, on 24 November that 'we are essentially for hire for payload testing; we're batch testing if you will'.

Set to take place in Catalina, US, the tests are being conducted alongside the University of South California, and is a niche offering in that a host platform is not needed

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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