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UDT Europe: Technion examines underwater autonomy

31st May 2012 - 16:51 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Alicante, Spain


The CTO of Technion has highlighted the need for technological advances in the autonomy of unmanned marine vehicles to counteract the communications challenge of underwater operations.  

Oren Gal told the Undersea Defence Technology conference in Alicante, Spain on 31 May that the institute was trying all the time to get the autonomous capability higher so there is less reliability on communications.

'Take the man out of the loop and you take the communications out. That is one of the main drivers to take autonomy forward. If you get a long-end mission autonomy is important. We'd like to go to

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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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