Long Baseline Acoustic Navigation Of Deeptowed And Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

Tech ID: 19927 / UC Case 2005-086-0

Technology Description

UC San Diego inventors have devised a novel method for locating one or more deeptowed or autonomous underwater vehicles during geophysical or oceanographic surveys. The invention has the following features:

  • Works in real time.
  • Saves the time and cost of deploying, navigating, and recovering the seafloor transponder net.
  • Has the navigation array move with the underwater vehicle, rather than remaining stationary.


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LBL, underwater positioning

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