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These new robots will plunge into the ocean’s most alien depths
The Orpheus submersibles are designed to explore an extreme zone of the Earth's seas—and could help pave the way for science on distant worlds.
This heavy-lift drone could quietly carry a sub-hunting torpedo
It's built to carry as much as 660 pounds as far as 18 miles.
A fleet of winged underwater robots will patrol the seas for the US Navy
The Navy awarded some $40 million for robots that will study the oceans, going as deep as 3,300 feet for as long as 90 days.
These dorky-looking glasses could help sailors sleep better on submarines
Disruption of circadian rhythms can come at a high cost for the Navy.
The Royal Navy’s robotic sub will be a test bench under the sea
The uncrewed submarine is nearly 30 feet long and weighs almost 10 tons.
Electric propulsion makes this French submarine concept extra sneaky
The stealthy SMX31E would be powered by lithium-ion batteries, like a Tesla.
This new 1.2-ton torpedo can hit a target 31 miles away
It can cruise as deep at 1,640 feet beneath the surface, or as shallow as 50.
A U.S. adventurer just became the first to reach all of the world’s deepest spots
Five Deeps mission completes record-setting dives to the bottom of five oceans.
Inside Five Deeps’ record-setting quest to reach the bottom of each ocean
Adventurer Victor Vescovo hopes to change the landscape of exploration with his deep-sea submersible.
France’s new 5,181-ton nuclear submarine has no traditional periscope. Here’s how that works.
It's called the Suffren.