Baird maritime: ECA Group unveils mid-sized mine warfare AUV
Published on , March 2018.
The A18-M AUV is capable of mine detection and classification in water up to 300 metres depth. It is designed to operate to the closest of “smart mines” without triggering them.
Its synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) covers around two square kilometres per hour and can cover up to 40 square kilometres.
It is also capable of deploying from small naval platforms, such as Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV).