ASV-ROV breakthrough is a real game changer

A COMMUNICATIONS specialist in Portchester has used an autonomous surface vessel to recover a remotely operated vehicle from the water, in what has been described as a ‘game-changing’ development.

Sunday, 21st April 2019, 5:42 pm
Updated Sunday, 21st April 2019, 5:47 pm

L3 Technologies achieved the feat at a demonstration in Plymouth.

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The system has been developed for use in hazardous offshore environments for tasks such as jacket and hull inspections

Commercial technical sales manager James Cowles called it ‘a key milestone in autonomous inspection subsea technology.’