Autosub prototype, 1995.
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Autosub prototype photographed at Southampton Oceanography Centre (SOC) in April 2000. This vehicle is properly known as an autonomous underwater vehicle. It was designed and built by the SOC and is used in marine science research. This prototype was used to test the body shape. The SOC have mocked it up for their display to look like the real thing.