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SwRI has designed, built and tested manned and unmanned deep submersibles for more than 40 years. The hull shown here, a critical element of a new U.S. Navy submarine rescue system, was designed and built at SwRI.

Technology Today® Summer 2006

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Voyage from the Bottom of the Sea

SwRI researchers help design a next-generation submarine rescue vehicle.

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Friendly Eyes, Hostile Skies

An SwRI-developed flight management system adds capability to a compact unmanned aircraft system.

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Quality Through a Prism

An SwRI-developed data acquisition system improves automotive fluid and component evaluations.

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Ensuring the Health of Our Power Lines

SwRI engineers are working with EPRI to develop remote sensors for electric transmission lines.


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