Rapidly deployable, the vessel can be used to map the seafloor in high resolution, photograph critical infrastructure below and above the waterline, detect chemical leaks or spills, and relay real-time video--all at the same time. This made-in-
Maritime security and hazard detection are vexing issues with with many technological challenges. Possible problems range from environmental spills to natural disasters to terrorist incidents. The
The model of cooperation is one way in which the
Under the agreement, Battelle will be working with the
CIMES focuses on developing products to enhance maritime domain awareness in support of national security stakeholders and other first responders. CIMES has developed hardware, software, data, models and knowledge that span remote power stations, satellite systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, shore-based radars, remotely operated surface vessels, passive acoustic systems and a diverse suite of sensors.
Battelle has a robust maritime business and a track record of building products and systems to support both manned and unmanned vehicles. It has made great strides in developing high transfer data communications, sensors and recharging stations--all able to withstand rugged ocean environments and increase mission persistence.
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