LMRS above pool Virginia Class SSNs. Surface ship applications have been reviewed and can easily be implemented. Boeing has also begun evaluation to upgrade the system for Synthetic Aperture Sonar and Littoral -Precision Underwater Mapping Sonar. The AN/BLQ-11 vehicle is 21-in. diameter by 240-in. long, weighs 2,800 lb. dry, and has a 1,500 ft. working depth with speeds up to seven knots. For use as a UDNS mobile node, AN/BLQ-11 meets all the key requirements as indicated in Table 0-1. system designed to operate clandestinely from a U.S. Navy 688/688i submarine, with launch and recovery through the submarine's torpedo tubes. It consists of a self-propelled 21-in. diameter autonomous UUV equipped with mine search and classification sonars for locating mine-like objects in a naval operational area of interest. The system includes hands-off launch and recovery, and is designed to operate from both Los Angeles and Figure 0-1 Near Term Fleet UDNS Experiment CONOP Large Displacement UUV (Echo Ranger) Echo Ranger is a complete deep water AUV system with a large modular payload bay originally developed by Boeing for the commercial oil survey industry. It consists of a Large Diameter UUV (LDUUV), a portable Launch & Recovery (L&R) system that can be quickly installed (<1 day) on a variety of surface ships, and topside vehicle command and control (C2) equipment. The Echo www.seadiscovery.com Marine Technology Reporter 39
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