Boeing presented the new standalone unit underwater called Echo Voyager. What will this device do ?Boeing rightly associated with passenger aircraft first and foremost, but to his credit produce also military machines. Hardly anyone, knows that the group constructs and floating objects also arms specifically used underwater. Talking about measuring 9.8 m long Echo Seeker and 5.5 m Echo Ranger.
Recently joined them Echo Voyager, more than fifteen meters and autonomous design, that will be used to gather valuable data also for the troops. Gizmag reports that the machine will be able to perform their missions even over several months, without need to recollect energy. Predecessors were able to remain under water for 2-3 days, so the difference is huge.
Thanks Echo Voyager can go to sea directly from land bases, so it disappears the need for time consuming and costly supply it in the right place. In the course of work can emerge on the surfaces, send data and continue the test. The unit will go into the first test at sea June 2016.