Planning the safe transit of a ship through a mapped minefield

  title={Planning the safe transit of a ship through a mapped minefield},
  author={J. Bekker and J. H. Schmid},
Sea minefields obstructing naval missions have to be breached with minimum effort and acceptable risk. With the advent of autonomous mapping, it is feasible to have high quality information of obstructing sea minefields and their environment before moving into them. The challenge remains to use this knowledge optimally to minimise risk, time and effort in crossing the sea minefield. To achieve this, two interlinked processes are required, consisting of finding the shortest route with acceptable… CONTINUE READING


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