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What is a AUV? Hint: An Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)

AUV is an underwater drone.  If you cannot remember what a drone is, check here.

Extending the definition of a drone, here is how we define unmanned aerial vehicles:

A vehicle that is capable of underwater travel without requiring a human to be onboard is an AUV.  They may be operated remotely by humans or may be capable of autonomous operation.

How are these vehicles being used commercially today?


How are these vehicles being used today?

  • Surveying
  • Surveillance


What other commercial use cases should we have included?