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  1. Grey Havoc

    Autonomous Modular Optical Underwater Robot (AMOUR)

    https://groups.csail.mit.edu/drl/publications/papers/ICRA05b.pdf
  2. Grey Havoc

    USN Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR)

    From Wired.com: Navy’s Newest Robot Is a Mechanized Firefighter By Katie Drummond March 8, 2012 | 12:56 pm | Categories: robots Meet SAFFiR: Embedded sensors allow the 'bot to see through smoke, and sophisticated upper-body agility let the 'bot throw fire-squelching grenades. Illo: Naval...
  3. Grey Havoc

    Ships running on mud?

    SecNav Posits Drone Ships Fueled by Sediment At a breakfast meeting with DC-based defense reporters today, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus (now clearly not in contention to be SecDef) sketched a future force of unmanned ships pulling power from the sea floor. Office of Naval Research just did...
  4. bobbymike

    Cobalt Gun Barrels that fire "forever"

    From www.army.mil PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- During a firefight, the last thing a machine gunner wants to do is stop fighting to change barrels, but that's how it has always been done with standard, single steel-barrel machine guns. The reason for the barrel change is that at high temperatures...
  5. Triton

    US Navy Transformation Craft (T-Craft)

    Transformation Craft (T-Craft) Concept Study by Cynthia Marks et al., NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER CARDEROCK DIV BETHESDA MD SHIP SYSTEMS INTEGRATION AND DESIGN DEPARTMENT (Aug 2007) Abstract: Handle / proxy Url: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA488102
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