LOCKHEED MARTIN successfully completed initial testing of two key subsystems of the AN/WLD 1(V) Remote Minehunting System (RMS) during sea trials with the Navy destroyer Pinckney, the company said. The trials in the Gulf of Mexico included tests of the Data Link Subsystem and the launch and recovery system for the Remote Minehunting Vehicle (RMV). The unmanned RMV tows a depth sensor to detect and identify moored and bottom mines. Testing of the RMS will continue for the rest of this year ...


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