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EU UUV project ready to complete

4th June 2014 - 09:22 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Lisbon


The EU-sponsored development of a UUV for port security is expected to transition testing from Lisbon to Athens over the next few days as the programme starts to wind down, according to product manufacturers.

BMT Group was contracted in 2010 to carry out the four year research effort into the utilisation of UUVs for port security under the Security Upgrade for Ports (SUPPORT) programme, which is due to be completed by the end of June.

Testing was carried out in the Port of Lisbon for some six weeks between April and May, which tested the manoeuvrability of the vessel. The

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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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