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GhostSwimmer AUV

Country of Origin: USA


The GhostSwimmer autonomous undersea vehicle (AUV) is an experimental system based in part on the mechanics of fish and marine mammals. The AUV resembles a tuna.

The project aims at overcoming problems with existing torpedo-shaped unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs), such as poor maneuverability, particularly in shallow waters. Significant payload space must also be provided for batteries, which contributes to limited endurance and control issues.

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