Navy researchers look to BlueView Technologies for UUV 450 Khz forward-looking sonar systems

ARLINGTON, Va., 27 July 2012. U.S. Navy researchers are looking to 3D imaging sonar experts at BlueView Technologies Inc. in Seattle to develop a low-power 450 Khz interferometric forward-looking sonar (FLS) system for unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs).

Officials of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) in Arlington, Va., awarded BlueView a $1.5 million contract this month to develop the 450 Khz interferometric FLS.

BlueView, founded in 2005, develops new technologies in high-resolution underwater acoustic imaging and measurement, including mission-critical instruments for underwater navigation, monitoring, survey, and detection.

The company, which is in process of being acquired by Teledyne RD Instruments USA in Poway, Calif., specializes in acoustic underwater vision and measurement systems that enable safe, secure, accurate, and efficient underwater operations, company officials say.

BlueView sensors are installed on autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), surface vessels, fixed positions, and portable platforms.

Among the company's products are 2D multibeam imaging sonar systems for ROVs and human divers, as well as for tripod and boat-mounted systems; components for 2D forward looking sensors and 3D microbathymetry sensors; and 3D mechanical scanning sonar.

BlueView underwater acoustic imaging sensors have been installed on the QinetiQ C-Talon submersible crawling robot; the Shark Marine Technologies Navigator diver hand held system; the ECA Robotics ALISTER UUV; the Schilling Robotics UltraHeavy-Duty (UHD) ROV.

For more information contact BlueView Technologies online at www.blueview.com, or the Office of Naval Research at www.onr.navy.mil.

Follow Military & Aerospace Electronics and Avionics Intelligence news updates on Twitter


Get All the Military Aerospace Electronics News Delivered to Your Inbox or Your Mailbox

Subscribe to Military Aerospace Electronics Magazine or email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest information on:


  • C4ISR
  • Cyber Security
  • Embedded Computing
  • Unmanned Vehicles

Military & Aerospace Photos

Most Popular Articles

Related Products

Rigid Printed Circuit Boards

Rigid printed circuit boards can only meet diverse industrial applications if the best materials ...

Printed Circuit Board Assembly

Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCB ASSY) is as critical a process as circuit board manufacturing.

XPand6020 | Small Form Factor (SFF) System Featuring XPedite5205 Running Cisco IOS® and XPedite7450

The XPand6020 is a Small Form Factor (SFF) system that features an XPedite5205, which runs Cisco ...

XPand3200 Series | Sub-½ ATR, Conduction-Cooled Systems Supporting Conduction-Cooled Modules

The XPand3200 Series redefines the limits of power, performance, and functionality in a sub-½ ATR...

XPort9102 | Avionics-Level-Tolerant Isolated TTL Discrete I/O XMC Module

The XPort9102 is a rugged, discrete I/O, XMC module which provides up to 12 isolated, direction-c...

XChange3018 | 3U VPX 10 Gigabit Ethernet Switch with Optional Layer 2 Switching and Layer 3 Routing Management Support

The XChange3018 is a conduction- or air-cooled, 3U VPX, 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch module. The XC...

XPedite7470 | Intel® Core™ i7 Processor-Based Conduction- or Air-Cooled 3U VPX-REDI SBC

The XPedite7470 is a high-performance, low-power, 3U VPX-REDI, single board computer based on the...

XPand4200 Series | ½ ATR Lightweight Forced-Air-Cooled Chassis for Conduction-Cooled Modules

The XPand4200 Series redefines the limits of power, performance, and functionality in a sub-½ ATR...

XCalibur1603 | Freescale QorIQ Eight-Core P4080 Processor-Based Air-Cooled 6U cPCI SBC

The XCalibur1603 is a high-performance, 6U cPCI, single board computer supporting Freescale QorIQ...

XPort6105 | XMC Secure 512 GB Solid-State Drive (SSD) with Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) Technology

The XPort6105 is a secure self-encrypting drive (SED) / Solid-State Drive (SSD) XMC module that p...

Related Companies

Uniforce Sales and Engineering

Provides solutions to machine vision and image acquisition in many applications, including in the fields of medical, ...

TASC Technical & Assembly Services Corporation Electronic Equipment Manufacturing

Electronic Manufacturing sub-contractor. Circuit Board assembly, Cable Assembly, Wire Harness Assembly, Box Build Ass...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc

GA-ASI is a leading manufacturer of proven, reliable Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-opt...

DDC-I Inc

Offers complete solutions for embedded software developers with a focus on mission- and safety-critical applications....

Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions

About Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions (CWDS) is a long established techno...

United Electronic Industries Inc

UEI is a leader in the PC/Ethernet data acquisition and control, Data Logger/Recorder and Programmable Automation Con...

Harris Corporation

Harris provides advanced, technology-based solutions that solve government and commercial customers' mission critical...

Crane Aerospace & Electronics

When failure is NOT an option...rely on Crane Aerospace & Electronics. We supply high-density, high-reliability c...

MERITEC

Signal integrity leaders and preferred vertically integrated manufacturer of high-performance electrical and electron...

AcQ Inducom

Develops and produces non-certified and certified high-tech modular hardware- and software solutions for on-board and...
Wire News provided by   

Press Releases

Calibration services

Bonding and adhesives

PELORUS NAVAL SYSTEMS Inc

Pelorus Naval Systems is a specialist naval defense engineering and support services company with headquarters in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, USA, in the greater Lo...

Webcasts

New Design Tools That Help You Develop Radar That Sees the Un-seeable and Detects the Undetectable

Xilinx EW/ISR System Architect, Luke Miller, has new tricks and he’s going to tell you all about them in a new Xilinx Webinar—for free. His Webinar will cover new ways to implement Radar functions including ...
Sponsored by:

All Access Sponsors


Mil & Aero Magazine

July 2015
Volume 26, Issue 7
file

Download Our Apps



iPhone

iPad

Android

Follow Us On...



Newsletters

Military & Aerospace Electronics

Weekly newsletter covering technical content, breaking news and product information
SUBSCRIBE

Cyber Security

Monthly newsletter covering cyber warfare, cyber security, information warfare, and information security technologies, products, contracts, and procurement opportunities
SUBSCRIBE

Defense Executive

Monthly newsletter covering business news and strategic insights for executive managers
SUBSCRIBE

Electronic Warfare

Quarterly newsletter covering technologies and applications in electronic warfare, cyber warfare, optical warfare, and spectrum warfare.
SUBSCRIBE

Embedded Computing Report

Monthly newsletter covering news on embedded computing in aerospace, defense and industrial-rugged applications
SUBSCRIBE

Unmanned Vehicles

Monthly newsletter covering news updates for designers of unmanned vehicles
SUBSCRIBE