PhD, Russian State Scientific Center for Robotics and Technical Cybernetics (RTC), Head of Department,
Review of autonomous unmanned surface vehicles (USV) is presented. USV missions are listed. USV classification and operational advantages as autonomy, risk reduction, environmental adaptability and persistence are given. Challenges and prospects of further USV development are considered.
Unmanned surface vehicle (USV), autonomy, harbor safety, coastal patrol, mine hunting, antisubmarine warfare.
Year 2014 Issue number 3 Consecutive issue number 4 Pages 9-16
UDC identifier: 623.826-519