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French and British governments to jointly develop autonomous underwater mine-hunting robots

In an highly-anticipated joint venture program, the governments of France and Britain have come together to build a prototype autonomous system, capable of locating and neutralizing naval mines and other Underwater Improvised Explosive Devices (or UWIEDs). Part of a 2012 agreement between the two countries, the project aims at providing high-tech mine countermeasures systems to the…