14 Mar '18, 12am

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The Corps is looking for an autonomous drone that can chart sea depth and bottom conditions for landing forces. In a request for information submitted on March 9, the Corps wants an autonomous hydrographic coastal survey drone that can integrate into an underwater drone. Marines want the drone to be able to operate in three to 30 feet of seawater with obstacle avoidance technology. Hydro surveys are usually done in advance of a Marine landing force preparing to invade a beachhead. Reconnaissance teams are trained to conduct these surveys prior to Marines hitting the beaches. Recon Marines are equipped with hand-held electronic devices to aid in mapping ocean bottom. These devices employ sonar and GPS technology. Marines navigate a diver propulsion device while conducting an amphibious insertion onto maritime infrastructure while training foreign Marines in the U.S. 5th Fle...

Full article: https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2...

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