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CSIR-NIO launches underwater vehicle with advance features to monitor coral reefs

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CSIR-NIO launches underwater vehicle: The CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), situated in Goa, has introduced C-bot, an advanced feature-equipped autonomous underwater vehicle, to enhance its coral reef surveillance capabilities.

NIO Goa Launches Underwater Vehicle

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The C-bot was launched on Sunday by Dr. N Kalaiselvi, Director General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), who stated that the vehicle can descend to a depth of 200 metres underwater.

CSIR-NIO launches underwater vehicle

She told reporters on the CSIR-NIO campus on Monday that this robot is the first step towards creating a capable underwater vehicle that can search the depths of the Indian Ocean.

NIO Goa Launches Underwater Vehicle

According to Kalaiselvi, they intend to continue developing this vehicle so that it can travel thousands of metres through the sea.

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According to CSIR-NIO Director Sunil Kumar Singh, the C-bot will support coral reef surveillance.

Indian Autonomous Underwater Vehicle:

NIO Goa Launches Underwater Vehicle

The strength of the Indian Navy has further increased. The country’s maritime security and vigilance will now be stronger than before. Another arrow has been added to the quiver of the Indian Navy for monitoring the maritime border. Kolkata-based Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) has built an Autonomous Underwater(CSIR-NIO launches underwater vehicle) Vehicle. It can be called a self-propelled underwater robotic submarine. Its length is 2.1 meters and weight is 50 kilograms.

Underwater vehicle is completely indigenous

NIO Goa Launches Underwater Vehicle

It has been told by GRSE that a completely indigenous autonomous underwater vehicle has been launched in the Bay of Bengal. It is equipped with many cutting-edge technologies. This vehicle is fully capable of keeping an eye on every movement of the enemy in the sea. This underwater vehicle can also be used for scientific research. The special thing about the vehicle is that it can dive into the sea for three hours continuously. It is 3 knots i.e. it can dive into the sea at a speed of 5.56 kilometers per hour. It can be kept in touch through the GPS system installed in it.

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