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The United States of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy,. (1998). Unmanned sea surface vehicle having a personal watercraft hull form. The United States Of America.

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An unmanned marine surface vehicle (UMSV) featuring structural incorporation of the hull of a typical commercially distributed, recreationally enjoyed personal watercraft (PWC)

UMSV is small, compact, lightweight, durable, rugged, uncomplicatedly direct-driven and quite seaworthy, and hence offers possible advantages over vessels conventionally considered for autonomous or semi-autonomous operations, particularly in terms of cost-effectiveness, expendability, deployability, recoverability, maneuverability and versatility.

Possible operations for the BARRACUDA disclosed in Unmanned Systems Winter 1995 include military exercises (as a target or for video scoring), electronic countermeasures ("ECM") and electronic warfare ("EW"), and remote mine detecting. (The United States of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy, 1998)

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