Bluefin 21 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

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MH370 'pings' dismissed...
May 29, 2014

, Australia, has ended the current phase of the search, which was being conducted using a Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle. The next phase, due to start in two months, will search an area of

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Missing Plane Search 'Could Take 5 to 7 Days'
April 19, 2014
" in finding the plane. The US Navy-operated Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) has now covered an area of 82 square miles (133 sq km) and has completed six missions. But its sonar ;Overnight, Bluefin-21 AUV completed mission six in the underwater search area. Data from the sixth mission is currently under analysis....
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MH370: US military plans to double budget for missing plane...
April 02, 2014
as a Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle. Both devices can be used to listen for pinging sounds emitted by the plane's flight data recorders. Warren said no specific limit had been set on about $148,300 to fly its P-8s in the ocean search mission, he said. The Pentagon also responded to a Malaysian request to provide underwater search...
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Malaysia Airlines MH370: submarine aborts first search of...
April 15, 2014
have been evaluated, but none is yet available in the search area. The U.S. Navys Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) Meanwhile, officials are investigating an oil slick about 3.4 miles from listen for any sounds from the black boxes' beacons. The launch of the Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle...
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MH370: Ocean floor...
April 16, 2014

While a massive air and sea search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 is continuing almost 2,000km off the coast of Perth, hopes have been pinned on the Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle finding the first concrete sign of the plane in more than six weeks of hunting. Malaysian authorities have still not ruled out mechanical problems as causing the 777's disappearance, but say evidence suggests it was deliberately diverted from its...

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Malaysian plane search in 44th day, sea bed scans could end in...
April 20, 2014
SYDNEY/PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entered its 44th day on Sunday as Australian search officials said a crucial series of sonar scans of the Indian Ocean floor could be completed within a week. The air, surface and underwater search is now focused on footage taken by a U.S. Navy deep sea drone, which has narrowed its target range to...
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