Long-Term Mine Reconnaissance System
|Builders:||Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS)|
|Operators:||United States Boeing|
|Type:||Unmanned Undersea Vehicle|
|Displacement:||1,244 kilograms (2,743 lb))|
|Length:||6 m (20 ft)|
|Beam:||.53 m (1 ft 9 in)|
|Height:||.53 m (1 ft 9 in)|
|Endurance:||60 hours (nominal load)|
|Test depth:||1,000 m (3,300 ft)|
The AN/BLQ-11 autonomous Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (formerly the Long-Term Mine Reconnaissance System (LMRS)) is a torpedo tube-launched and tube-recovered underwater search and survey unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) capable of performing autonomous minefield reconnaissance as much as 200 kilometers (120 mi) in advance of a host Los Angeles-, Seawolf-, or Virginia-class submarine.
Boeing concluded the detailed design phase of the development project on 31 August 1999. In January 2006, USS Scranton (SSN-756) successfully demonstrated homing and docking of an LMRS UUV system during at-sea testing.
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