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US Navy underwater mine clearance drone. US Navy AN/SLQ-48 mine neutralisation vehicle being lifted out of the sea and onto the mine countermeasures ship USS Dextrous (MCM 13). This remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) can go 1000 yards away from the ship, and can reach 2000 feet deep. Mine countermeasures vessels (MCMV) are a type of naval ship designed for the location and destruction of naval mines. Photographed in the Persian Gulf.
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