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ST Engg unveils USV aspirations at IMDEX

13th May 2009 - 12:56 GMT | by Darren Lake in Singapore


Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engg) revealed at IMDEX Asia that it has been working on  developing a USV, dubbed Venus, to meet naval requirements in the region. The work on the USV is being spearheaded by its ST Electronics division.

The business unit's Deputy President, Operations and President, Defence Business, Lee Fook Sun, told Unmanned Vehicles that work on the USV is advanced with full trials of the system expected before the end of the year. Lee said that Venus will have a high level of autonomy with waypoint navigation, some levels of autonomous target detection and advanced obstacle and

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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