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Unmanned focus on MCM

25th May 2017 - 14:00 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London


With maritime mine countermeasure (MCM) operations continuing with mines still being cleared from the Second World War, nations that routinely carry out these missions are now focusing on unmanned means of carrying out these missions.

Both Poland and Norway are moving towards greater use of unmanned and autonomous systems to complete all elements of MCM operations from detection to clearance.

As part of Poland’s MCM modernisation the nation will be introducing three new MCM vessels, the Kormoran II class vessels, which will be equipped with various unmanned platforms.

Speaking at the Unmanned Systems Technology Conference in London, Cpt Zbigniew Gorniak,

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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