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Aquarius USV: Eco Marine Power Unveils Solar-Electric Hybrid Vessel for the High Seas

Aquarius USV: Eco Marine Power Unveils Solar-Electric Hybrid Vessel for the High Seas

The Aquarius USV has also been designed to have a shallow draft and low height, which will allow it to operate on urban waterways, rivers, bays and lakes, in addition to the high seas. The masts can even be lowered to give the vessel ‘stealth’ capability! And while it might seem that the Aquarius has been designed for coastal missions outside of hostile countries, EMP says that typical missions for the vessel will include monitoring harbor pollution, oceanographic surveys, maritime park surveillance, coastal border patrols and marine data collection.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/aquarius-usv-eco-marine-power-unveil...

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