Design of Multi-Channel and Distributed Wireless Communication Network Architecture for UUVs

In order to get reliable communication no matter under the water or above the surface, a kind of multi channel and distributed wireless communication network architecture for UUVs was presented. This network architecture includes underwater communication, surface communication and internal communication. Underwater communication is acoustic modem, and the surface communication consists of RF, Wi-Fi, and BeiDou. Internal communication portal is TCP/UDP. In order to avoid interference and decrease the navigation resistance, a four-in-one compact antenna is designed which is installed on UUV's inverted pole style elevating mechanism.

Provided by: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Topic: Mobility Date Added: Jun 2011 Format: PDF

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