UGVs Support to Naval Operations

Valerian Novac, Eugen Rusu, Ovidiu Cosma
2020 International conference KNOWLEDGE-BASED ORGANIZATION  
AbstractThe article is presenting actual state of the art UGVs capabilities and employment in support of naval operations. The paper provides a demanding inquiry of the Black Sea environment and, in this regard, the ways to employ UGVs in support of naval operations conducted in this basin, especially in the grey waters area. As UGVs can be employed alone, as soldiers companion or multiple vehicles, the paper underlines strong points and shortfalls regarding human-vehicle interaction,
more » ... eraction, "cooperation" between multiple vehicles, and the possibility and opportunity to employ such platforms in conjunction with other manned or unmanned platforms. In the concluding section, the paper gives some directions of research necessary to improve the ability of this vehicle to support naval operations.
doi:10.2478/kbo-2020-0130 fatcat:skwhsd6zanf5vcffhj64dmjdyu