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Autonomous Workboats

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providing persistent reconnaissance back to shore via satellite. at a 6-knot cruise speed. The vehicle is capable of operat-

If a suspicious vessel is detected, the loitering vessel can be ing with a high frequency multibeam sonar, towed side scan dispatched to intercept. The aerial drone can be deployed for sonar, and a CTD casting system. The University of Missis- a better view from a safe distance. The implications for lower sippi (USM) procurement also includes a dual davit launch total costs and higher total days at sea are pretty striking. and retrieval system (LARS) that can be adapted to a ship of opportunity. The C-Worker 5 will be used in USM’s un-

And, speaking of force multipliers, and while most manned certi

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