U.S. Navy’s Remus 100 UUV Lost at Sea

One of the U.S. Navy’s battery-powered vehicles has been lost in the Gulf of Mexico near Panama City, News Herald informs.

Naval command lost contact with the 6-feet long Remus 100 Unmanned Underwater Vehicle on Thursday night during a training exercise.

The UUV was heading north after the loss of communication and it could have hit shore, according to the Naval Oceanography Mine Warfare Center’s press release.

Subsea World News Staff, December 10, 2012;  Image: Kongsberg

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