Off Tasmania’s coastline, Royal Australian Navy personnel have started to get acquainted with their newest allies.
- Autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) can help the Navy map the sea floor, or search for mines
- Under a deal, up to 80 Navy personnel will be taught by the Australian Maritime College how to use autonomous marine systems
- Tasmania’s diversity of waters make it an ideal place to learn how to use the AUV
The Navy and the Australian Maritime College (AMC), based in northern Tasmania, struck a $4.7 million three-year autonomous marine systems training deal last August.
Under the deal, up to 80 Navy personnel will study in Tasmania each year and be taught by AMC staff how to use autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV), also…