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Office of Naval Research

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Caption: The Office of Naval Research conducts Autonomous Underwater Vehicleoperations aboard the USNS Sioux off of San Clemente Island in the Pacific Ocean in September 2010. Recently ONR-sponsored scientists completed sea tests of new control software that makes underwater robotic vehicles smarter at autonomously surveying large swaths of ocean.

Credit: US Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released

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