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HII Commercial Release of


Huntington Ingalls Industries an- nounced the commercial release of its

REMUS 300 unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV). This new, open archi- tecture, small-class UUV can dive to depths of 305 meters (1,000 feet) and has endurance options up to 30 hours.

“The REMUS 300 combines every-

HII’ Technical thing we’ve learned from more than 20

Solutions division years of development on our REMUS announced the commercial release 100 systems with enhancements like of its REMUS 300 advanced modularity and a more robust unmanned underwa- structure and sensors,” said Duane Foth- ter vehicle. eringham, president of the Unmanned

Systems business group in HII’s Techni- cal Solutions division. Modular energy sections allow for ? eld replacement of in the testing area, including abandoned an underwater docking station for cloud 1.5, 3.0 or 4.5 kilowatt-hour lithium- lobster traps previously hidden amongst upload and battery recharge. Included in ion batteries enabling up to 10, 20 or 30 a boulder ? eld, a number of shipwrecks the studies will be seabed analysis, ? sh and customer-speci? c targets of inter- hours of endurance. densities, infrastructure monitoring and est. The imagery collected of the wreck water-column data gathering.

of the USS Yankee was particularly im- The trials come in partnership with pressive. The use of Kraken’s removable the U.S. Department of Energy’s Water data storage module, the DataPod, also Power Technologies Of? ce, together

Dive Technologies, Kraken enabled us to demonstrate time-critical with the National Renewable Energy

Completes Sea Trials

Dive Technologies completed suc- data ex? ltration at the conclusion of the Laboratory and the U.S. Navy.

cessful sea trials of Kraken’s Miniature test missions.” In particular, testing of the SeaRAY Synthetic Aperture Sonar (MINSAS AOPS is included in the Navy’s Coastal 120) integrated onto Dive’s Large Dis- Trident 2021 program, which is the

Wave-Powered Sabertooth placement Autonomous Underwater largest port and maritime security un-

Put to the Test

Vehicle (DIVE-LD). The DIVE-LD dertaking in the nation. For the trials,

The 3000m rated Saab Seaeye Saber- is also powered by Kraken’s pressure the Sabertooth will be equipped with an tolerant batteries. “Over seven days we tooth is a roaming and hovering multi- R2Sonic Sonic 2024 multibeam echo- completed 30 missions and collected 1.3 role vehicle that can operate in both sounder, 2G Robotics ULS-500 PRO

TB of sonar data, processed in real-time fully autonomous (AUV) and tethered Laser Scanner and camera, and the ASL onboard the AUV,” said Bill Lebo, Dive (ROV) modes. Now it can operated from AZFP 70,120 & 200 kHz Acoustic Zoo-

Co-Founder. “The incredible imagery converted energy from waves operating plankton Fish Pro? ler. produced allowed our team to quickly in seabed residency mode, a renewable locate and identify a variety of objects energy breakthrough with signi? cant savings in support vessel costs and CO2 emissions. Pioneering the concept is C-

Power’s SeaRAY Autonomous Offshore

Power System (AOPS), which provides offshore power, energy storage, and real-time data communications for resi- dent marine systems. During trials, the

Sabertooth owned by Hibbard Inshore and operated on behalf of C-Power, will repeatedly patrol pre-programmed ar- eas to collect data, before returning to

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