They call them "gliders," but these move through water instead of air. Two new robotic gliders--autonomous underwater vehicles--powered by changes in their own buoyancy or by different temperature layers in the ocean--will be tested operationally off Southern California this winter. Both gliders were developed with support from the Office of Naval Research.
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