Design elements of a prototype self-mooring AUV

  title={Design elements of a prototype self-mooring AUV},
  author={Ronald Briggs and Brian McCarter and W. L. Neu and D. J. Stilwell},
  journal={OCEANS 2010 MTS/IEEE SEATTLE},
The Virginia Tech Self-Mooring Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) is capable of mooring itself on the seafloor for extended periods of time. The AUV is intended to travel to a desired mooring location, moor itself on the seafloor, and then release the mooring and return to a desired egress location. In addition, the AUV is designed to be inexpensive. The… CONTINUE READING