Innovation Magazine July-August 2019
F E A T U R E
BC ENGINEERS AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLES
A LONG, DRAMATIC HISTORY, AND A BRIGHT FUTURE
Robin J. Miller
From Theseus, built for a Cold War mission under the Canadian Arctic ice pack, to Explorer, just returned from deep diving below an Antarctic glacier, to Imotus-1, which hovers to inspect offshore oil and gas platforms in the North Sea—made-in-BC self-driving submersibles have made underwater exploration a growing industry.
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