UUV Aquabotix Ltd (ASX:UUV) (“Aquabotix”), an underwater robotics company with operations in Australia and the U.S., announces the release of SwarmDiverTM, a micro unmanned surface vehicle (USV) and unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) that operates in a swarm. Multiple SwarmDiversTM can function simultaneously as a single coordinated entity, be easily controlled via one operator on the surface, and perform dives on command to collect valuable intelligence. SwarmDiversTM can be viewed in operation here.
Whitney Million, Aquabotix’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “This vehicle is a game-changer for both the industry and Aquabotix. Until today, there were simply no micro hybrid USV/UUV vehicles and no swarming unmanned vehicles with diving capabilities, commercially available in the industry. Aquabotix has changed that.
Maritime swarming is rapidly becoming an area of focus for naval forces globally, and SwarmDiverTM leads a revolution in underwater technologies. SwarmDiverTM advances amphibious warfare tactics as it is engineered to handle dynamic operational situations, including Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions and sophisticated, coordinated assaults through tracking, trailing and overwhelming targets.
In addition to defense and security applications, SwarmDiversTM can be deployed in research, harbour management and oceanography.
The key details of SwarmDiverTM are set out below:
For more information about the SwarmDiverTM Micro USV/UUV, click here.