In line with current research thrusts on unmanned systems, the University of New Orleans has formed a collaborative team from industry, academia, and government (e.g., Department of Homeland Security). UNO’s intent is to work with organizations such as the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) to experiment and demonstrate the potential offered by Unmanned Surface Vessels within the Gulf of Mexico.
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