M80 unmanned ocean survey platform. It has a sharp bow and slim body than enable it to be a stealth boat with radar cross section of only 0.01 square meter and a speed of 30 knots.
It is able to cruise for 11 hours, 200 nautical miles and it can transmit the images caught by its camera to its mother ship 15 nautical miles away.
It can continue operation for a dozen and even tens of days to enable its operator to detect and track enemy target and find the best chance to hit the target.
The Artificial intelligence equipment at 2nd Military and Civilian Integration Expo in Beijing.
New Unmanned Reconnaissance Boats
|ZC-40 unmanned reconnaissance robot boat. It is one of the two robot boats made by Yuanzhou-Tech. It can be used for environmental protection monitor, search for rescue, security and defense patrol, etc.|
Unmanned platform on water for reconnaissance.
Army’s unmanned platform on water for reconnaissance.
The robot uses radar, visual, laser, infrared and sonar devices and meteorological instruments to monitor the surrounding.
It cruises at the speed of 27 knots, has a communication range of 15 km and can keep on operating for 6 hours using diesel fuel and 1.5 hours using batteries.
It is said that there will be a market of unmanned patrol boats worth 60 billion yuan ($10 billion) in the coming 5 years; therefore, Chinese companies are making great efforts to develop them. Yuanzhou-Tech has sold 80 such boats that are now widely used in 29 cities and 13 provinces throughout China.