June 30 2011
The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) says it has developed an underwater sensor that can be dropped into the ocean, remain there for weeks or months and then rise to the surface -- all without electrical power.
The Zero-Power Ballast Control (ZPBC) system relies on microbial energy harvesting to enable autonomous underwater sensing with surfacing and reporting capabilities, according to an NRL release.
The prototype has two chambers: the top, dry chamber containing...
Please log in to continue reading.
Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.
Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…
Try Military Periscope free for seven days
Military Periscope FEDLINK information
Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065
Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.
600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,
Washington DC, 20037, USA.
©Military Periscope 2022
All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.