Scientists from Astrakhan University announced that this marine robot can stay at sea for up to 12 months, which allows it to track vital sources, it was quoted RT.
The creators note that this unmanned marine platform will help monitor biological resources, as well as carry drones and robots.
Working under water
According to the information office of the governor of the Astrakhan province, this platform is equipped with a power sail wing, which allows it to remain at sea independently for up to 12 months, and this unmanned platform is attributed to floating ships, and its surface is equipped with solar cells.
The press office statement notes, “University scientists have provided this unmanned platform, which can monitor biological resources: monitoring the movement of certain species of fish as well as observing and studying biomass at any point in the global ocean.
In addition, the platform can carry on board drones and underwater robots, to monitor the surface of the water from above and monitor all operations taking place under the surface of the water. This is a very important issue during transportation of oil and petroleum products from offshore oil wells to onshore.
In addition, this platform is dedicated to monitoring border areas and providing marine internet, exploring and studying underwater archeology and hydrography, as well as studying sea water. “.