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2012-10-29 · (NAVY TIMES 29 OCT 12) ... Jacqueline Klimas Damage controlmen aboard Navy ships could be getting a new tool to fight fires — a humanlike robot named ASH. Researchers at Virginia Tech are developing ASH, or the Autonomous Shipboard Humanoid, a firefighting robot sponsored by the Office of Naval Research.

2012-11-28 · But the latest test using the Navy’s unmanned boat also represents part of a large shift to using robot ships, submarines and flying drones. The Navy has begun experimenting with small drones that could launch from submarine trash disposal chutes along with its large X-47B drone designed to take off from the decks of aircraft carriers.

2015-9-4 · payments to 15.8 thousand former Navy personnel for hearing loss. This represents an increase of $65 Million in spending by the VA on Navy hearing disability payments since 1999. The focus of this study is to find out how hearing loss relates to service time spent aboard ships, in order to reduce disabilities and costs.

2020-12-1 · The final possibility is the Navy is testing its Hyper Velocity Projectile (HVP), which takes technology from the railgun program and adapts it to a Mach 2.7 projectile that can be fired from more ...

2019-4-11 · “We sailed along in fatal ignorance,” writes Lieutenant Eugene E. Eckstam, a medical officer aboard the first of two tank landing ships to be sunk by German S-boats off the southern coast of England on the night of 27/28 April 1944. The attack, which …

2015-2-6 · In fall 2014 in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Virginia Tech engineering students made history during a five-minute demo that placed an adult-sized humanoid robot with a hose in front of a live fire aboard a U.S. Navy ship. The robot located the fire and sprayed water from the hose. …

A humanoid robot developed by College of Engineering students could one day fight fires aboard U.S. Navy ships by ... In November 2014—during a five-minute demo that was four years and $4.5 million in Navy funding in the making—the robot, standing 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing about 140 pounds, walked down a hallway, grasped a hose in ...

2021-7-13 · 57mm guns firing MAD-FIRES rounds could also take out anti-ship missiles. 57mm guns have greater range and magazine depth than Phalanx and should be a no-brainer to fit to T45s. But all this will be for nothing if T45s (and all escort ships) aren’t …

2012-11-3 · The Navy recently test-fired missiles from a robot boat. Here a common unmanned surface vehicle patrols for intruders during the Trident Warrior 2011 experiment. (U.S. Navy / Mass Communication ...

2012-11-2 · The Navy has begun experimenting with small drones that could launch from submarine trash disposal chutes along with its large X-47B drone designed to …

2020-7-14 · Navy Says At Least One Fire Continues To Burn On The USS Bonhomme Richard The service says the ship is stable and structurally sound, but that it's too early to assess its salvageability.

2019-5-3 · BRITAIN has come a step closer to deploying a futuristic weapon that can shred enemy drones mid-flight. The Royal Navy says it's developed a new way to …

2021-7-25 · That robot, part of project SAFFiR -- Shipboard Autonomous Fire Fighting Robot – is being designed to extinguish fires aboard naval ships and also is designed to resemble a human, walk on uneven surfaces and steps, and safely clear the knee-knockers found in many naval ships. The team will develop a second robot…

2015-2-6 · The SAFFiR (short for Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot) humanoid bot was developed to one day help put out fires aboard U.S. Navy ships. (Image credit: Virginia Tech) Hose-wielding humanoid...

2018-2-6 · Consequently, the U.S. Navy could field dozens of sub-hunting robot ships at the fraction of the cost of existing anti-submarine warfare assets currently in service. Advertisement

2021-6-21 · See the US Navy's $13 billion warship go through an explosive 'shock trial'. The USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier is the Navy's next-generation warship, a high-tech $13 billion beast that rides ...

2013-7-8 · In fact, during flight testing, the munition accurately hit targets up to 100 nm, falling within a radius of less than 160 feet. Future iterations could even employ IR seeker heads—you know, to ...

2021-3-25 · The Navy continues to adapt to harsh Arctic conditions, Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis, head of the Navy’s 2nd Fleet, said Tuesday. After decades focused on other regions, the Navy has been increasing its presence in the Arctic as it grows more …

2015-2-5 · The Office of Naval Research-sponsored Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR) undergoes testing aboard the Naval Research Laboratory’s ex-USS Shadwell in Mobile, Ala. SAFFiR is a ...

2013-1-3 · In 2011, testing in the Florida waters with a 40-foot, remote-controlled UISS prototype proved that the robot's joke could get the mines to explode far from any sailor.

2021-6-25 · WPI professor receives nearly $600,000 from the Office of Naval Research to develop motion planning for robot that will fight fires aboard Navy ships. February 9, 2016. A Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) professor has received nearly $600,000 from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to develop motion planning algorithms for humanoid robots ...

2015-2-4 · The Navy Has a Fire Fighting Robot ... its surroundings--could be augmented by placing smart sensors around ships. The sensors would essentially turn the ship into a massive data collecting and ...

2015-2-5 · Navy scientists experiment with Firefighting robots. The Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR), sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), was developed by Virginia Tech to test how men and robots can team to fight fires on board ships…

NAVSEA 05T is sponsoring the Multifunctional Automated Repair System (MARS) project, which is aiming to use the robot to do certain maintenance and repair tasks aboard Navy ships, including ...

CHAPTER 3 SHIP COMPARTMENTATION AND WATERTIGHT INTEGRITY Learning Objectives: Recall the definitions of terms used to define the structure of the hull of a …

2015-2-5 · The U.S. Navy is experimenting with a robot designed to help fight fires on ships, but it's not nearly fast enough to be effective yet. The Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR) is a 177 centimeter-tall, two-legged humanoid that can walk on uneven …

2021-3-25 · “The main aim of this activity is to help the Royal Navy shape future requirements and design future capabilities and concepts of operation,” the Ministry of Defence said in an announcement, “whilst providing innovators in industry and …

2015-2-6 · The Office of Naval Research-sponsored Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR) undergoes testing aboard the Naval Research Laboratory's ex-USS …

2020-10-15 · NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) – Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) in partnership with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) are collaborating to advance fiber optics research for application in Navy shipboard systems.The Fiber, Saving the news module on this page because of difficult settings. Testing …

2013-11-15 · Having chosen the tougher drone, the Navy is altering its research plan. The two X-47Bs, one of which is currently aboard the East Coast carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt for flight testing in windy conditions, had been slated to also go to sea twice more: in late 2014 and again in 2015.

2012-11-28 · The Navy launched six missiles from an unmanned surface boat – called the unmanned surface vessel precision engagement module (USV PEM) — during testing on Oct. 24. The 36-foot robot boat carries both missiles and a .50 caliber machine gun that can take on small boats that may threaten larger Navy warships.

2015-2-5 · John Seminatore, a graduate student at Virginia Tech, secures the Office of Naval Research-sponsored Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR) during testing aboard the Naval Research ...

2020-11-17 · The test, which comes on the heels of the revealing of a larger North Korean ICBM in October that could potentially strike the U.S. East Coast, is …

2020-4-3 · Navy fires captain who sought help ... (CVN 71) during a change of command ceremony on the ships flight deck in San Diego, California on November 1, 2019. - …

2021-8-2 · The Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot, as its name implies, is designed to help human crews fight fires in the close confines of naval vessels.