New minehunting system conducts underwater explosion shock testing

By Audrey Decker / January 4, 2022 at 12:25 PM
The Navy has successfully completed underwater explosion shock testing on the Unmanned Influence Sweep System, part of the service’s mine countermeasure technologies. Shock trials are crucial for testing the survivability of the UISS and “its ability to execute its mission in hazardous environments,” according to a Navy statement issued today. “Capable of being hosted from littoral combat ships, operated from shore, or vessels of opportunity, UISS provides acoustic and magnetic minesweeping coupled with the unmanned, semi-autonomous, diesel-powered, aluminum-hulled mine countermeasures...

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