Military Robotics

Robot Mine Sweepers

Posted 7 May 2001 at 12:20 UTC by The Swirling Brain Share This

Wired has an article about the Navy using robots to sweep for mines. The article talks about some of the Navy's possible choices, which are: the ARIES that has a camera to look for mines, the CETUS that hovers over the water to look for mines, and the BPAUV that has side-scan capabilties to image mines with sonar.

Here's a nice page on some of the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Resources.

You can read about an older Robots.net article here.

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