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UDT Europe: NATO extends undersea research

30th May 2012 - 16:05 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Alicante, Spain

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The NATO Undersea Research Centre (NURC) is extending its range of echo repeaters to include moored and AUV-mounted variants.

Alain Maguer, a NURC representative, told the Undersea Defence Technology conference in Alicante, Spain that the organisation is testing prototypes of the NURC Echo Repeaters (NERs), and in July is conducting testing for the moored variant.

'In 2011 we decided to develop a new echo receiver, the Moored Echo Receiver,' Maguer said. 'This is a unique system that will be tested in July and then again in September for a month.'

Maguer noted that the system is powered on high-efficiency lithium

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

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