Mysterious Underwater Vehicle Washes Up in New Bedford, MA

CapeCodOnline: It was not the typical piece of flotsam. Nestled among the driftwood, the seaweed and the bottles cast up on a local beach Monday was a sleek, red AUV, or autonomous underwater vehicle.

The 4’-long, battery-powered, torpedo-shaped device has a winged turret mounted on top for stability, a transparent midsection and sensors inside a strip on its underside.

There are still more questions than answers surrounding the discovery, which was made by the Port Security unit of the New Bedford police.

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