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Is this tuna-bot the future of US harbor security? | Gawker


curated by | September 23, 2012

The BIOSwimmer is an unmanned underwater vehicle designed after the tuna and increased underwater mobility. In addition to harbor patrol, Boston Engineering hopes to eventually devlop a commercial version for the oil-shipping industry.

Director Mike Rufo: “It’s designed to support a variety of tactical missions and with its interchangeable sensor payloads and reconfigurable Operator Controls, can be optimized on a per-mission basis”.

Read more at gizmodo.com and phys.org.

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