Utilizing Low Frequency Magneto-Inductive Communications to Communicate and Share Data Between UUVs, AUVs, and USVs

22 Feb Utilizing Low Frequency Magneto-Inductive Communications to Communicate and Share Data Between UUVs, AUVs, and USVs

Bob Tims, Ultra EMS

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Ultra EMS has been selected by the Annual Navy Technology Exercise (ANTX 2016) to demonstrate enhancements to an existing low frequency EM Diver communications product to send/receive data from and to a UUV under water to assets above water. The Technology focus will be cross domain communications, command & control as well as undersea constellation.

“Some enhancements to the existing technology will be to increase data rate and increase effective operating distance in seawater thus making this technology attractive as an alternative communication source for UUV, AUV and USV communication, data transfer, and interoperability.” Said Robert Tims, Ultra EMS Manager of Engineering Services,

As part of this exercise Ultra EMS will be demonstrating a communication system that can be mounted on a UUV. This will be done at ANTX 2016 exercise planned for August 2016 at NUWC-Newport in RI. For more information about this technology please contact us.

About Ultra EMS – Ultra EMS is part of Ultra Electronics Group and is a world-class, AS9100 rev C/ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer of specialist power supplies and degaussing systems for the electromagnetic silencing of naval vessels. It also provides transformer rectifier units, high voltage power conversion sub-systems and a wide variety of magnetic and power components that include EMI filters, EMC filters and high voltage capacitors. It also provides specialist military and civil human-machine interface (HMI) solutions, including: displacement and force joysticks; hand grip controls; trackballs; encoders and simulation equipment; cockpit equipment as well as Battery Monitoring Systems (BMS) and vehicle power management products for military platforms.

View the full articlefull article from Naval Sea Systems Command.

1Comment
  • John Knott
    Posted at 23:18h, 22 February Reply

    Congratulations Bob! Wishing you and the Ultra EMS Team the best of luck with the upcoming ANTX 2016 exercise planned for August 2016 at NUWC-Newport in RI.

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