American Minesweeper




AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Textron Systems Advanced Systems are developing CUSV (Common Unmanned Surface Vessel) automatic surface ships. In 2012, a similar vessel successfully demonstrated the ability to conduct joint mine search and neutralization operations without human intervention.

In these operations, one CUSV, using a solution support tool called MEDIC developed by SAIC, advanced into the mine hazardous area and independently deployed a L-3 Klein 5000 V2 side-scan sonar to search for mines in the proposed minefield. The search for mines was carried out at night and daytime, in difficult meteorological conditions with a high wave height. The CUSV surface vehicles were equipped with Harris SeaLancet TMRT-1944 / U communication channels, which transmitted all the information from the sonars and machine control data to the AAI Universal Command & Control Station (UCCS) coastal control station. When a mine-like object was detected and placed on the UCCS geographical display, the location information was sent to the second CUSV. Then, the second CUSV unit performed the maneuver in the mine hazardous zone. After taking up a position, he deployed a tracking system receiver and an automatic ATLAS North America SeaFoxTM vehicle for research, identification and modeling of mine neutralization.

“During the Trident Warrior 2012 exercise, the CUSV demonstrated a faster, more efficient, and most importantly, a much safer way to conduct complex anti-mine counter operations,” said Don Harrison, vice president of Textron Systems Advanced Systems. - The ability to perform the process of detecting and neutralizing mines by unmanned vessels reduces the risk and reduces the need for people in a minefield. In time, this will become a real tool that will change the rules of the game. ”
























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  1. tchoni 27 October 2015 08: 31 New
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    Robots rule ...,, So far, we only heard about marlin. Although the theme of the fight against mines has repeatedly been raised on the pages of VO.
    1. 17085 27 October 2015 14: 19 New
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      Quote: tchoni
      Robots rule ...,, So far, we only heard about marlin. Although the theme of the fight against mines has repeatedly been raised on the pages of VO.


      Malin - divorce and sucks.
      Do not be shy - ask Google a question ... Russian and Soviet underwater robots ...
      can read that ...

      http://www.imtp.febras.ru/razrabotki.html
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        gjv 27 October 2015 15: 24 New
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        Quote: 17085
        Russian and Soviet underwater robots ... can you read that ...

        Actually
        crewless minesweeper

        I read the descriptions of robots on the link. Didn’t you see anything like a “mine sweeper”? request
    2. Civil 27 October 2015 20: 22 New
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      For all the robots ... so far full seams ...
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  3. chunga-changa 27 October 2015 11: 08 New
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    Ten years behind.
    1. Interlocutor 27 October 2015 11: 59 New
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      You're wrong!!! Believe me
      1. 17085 27 October 2015 14: 20 New
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        Quote: Interlocutor
        You're wrong!!! Believe me


        he’s not about Russia, but about his chung chang
      2. chunga-changa 27 October 2015 19: 46 New
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        I do not believe. Can you show photos of a domestic similar complex?
        1. 17085 29 October 2015 03: 53 New
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          before minus, look for yourself, for example ...

          http://topwar.ru/82138-plohaya-igra-pri-horoshey-mine.html
  4. Bayonet 27 October 2015 12: 31 New
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    Where work is associated with a danger to life, robots are the place. Land mine sweepers also need to be made robotic.
    1. inpu 27 October 2015 12: 58 New
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      Quote: Bayonet
      Where work is associated with a danger to life, robots are the place. Land mine sweepers also need to be made robotic.

      It seems like not so long ago, even in military acceptance, the work of a robotic minesweeper was shown.
      1. inpu 27 October 2015 13: 02 New
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        Here at once from one of the places about the robotic system:


        UPD: The right time is 19:29. Cropped for some reason.
  5. Massik 27 October 2015 14: 31 New
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    For every tricky nut - there is a bolt with a screw, and for every bolt with a screw - there is a nut with a nook.
    Yes, minesweepers are not the same, but mines can be made much more dangerous and trickier, even self-propelled.