Trusted Autonomous Programs are excited that the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) have now publicly acknowledged at IndoPac 22, current SeaWolf mission with Cellula Robotics as considered one of three key packages of improvement for AUV functionality. Initiated and overseen by Trusted Autonomous Programs, funded by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Warfare Innovation Navy (WIN) Department, with experience, {hardware} and manufacturing from Cellula Robotics, the SeaWolf pilot mission will develop a demonstrator 12m Autonomous Underwater Vessel (AUV) and current applied sciences by early-2023.

This mission has been beneath dialogue with RAN for 12-months and beneath contract for 6-months. The SeaWolf mission is participating with a spread of Australian-based consultants to ship a prototype AUV and to harness know-how, manufacturing and regulatory experience to develop future AUV functionality for the RAN. TAS have contracted Cellula Robotics, Mission Programs, Ocean Wave Consulting, East Consulting Providers and Cellula Robotics have additionally engaged a spread of professional sub-contractors on this thrilling mission together with the world renown Ron Allum Deepsea Providers. Further sub- contracts are in finals levels of negotiation.


TAS and RAN reveal ‘underwater Loyal Wingman’ mission

Since 2001, Cellula has grown to turn out to be a world main engineering options firm that makes a speciality of the turnkey design and manufacturing of subsea robotic methods. Cellula’s merchandise are primarily used for geotechnical and geophysical functions around the globe. By Cellula’s devoted group of highly-skilled engineers, designers, and technicians primarily based in Vancouver, Canada, the corporate have intensive expertise in initiatives that require built-in mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and software program parts in a subsea surroundings. Cellula has developed a rigorous ISO 9001:2015 High quality Administration System and Well being, Security, & Environmental coverage.

Trusted Autonomous Programs are a Defence Cooperative Analysis Centre funded by the Subsequent Technology Applied sciences Fund and usually are not conduced for revenue. Trusted Autonomous Programs additionally obtain funding assist from the Queensland Authorities. TAS is led by a CEO, Professor Jason Scholz (who was awarded the 2020 McNeil Prize) with oversight from a Board of Administrators. Science management contains the CEO, a Chief Engineer and a Chief Scientist function. In April 2019, then Minister for Defence Business appointed Dr Michele Allan as Chair of Trusted Autonomous Programs.