Kawasaki’s newest UK subsidiary to specialise in AUVs

Kawasaki Heavy Industries has launched Kawasaki Subsea, its newest subsidiary specialising in the production, sale, and post-servicing of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs).

The new subsidiary will be based in Aberdeen, Scotland, and is expected to launch its first AUV in fiscal year 2020.

The first Kawasaki-built AUV will be deployed on subsea pipeline inspection duties.

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