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Lightweight Explorer

International Submarine Engineering
1734 Broadway Street
V3C 2M8 Port Coquitlam
Canada

Specifications

  • Length [m]
    4
  • Width [m]
    0.46
  • Height [m]
    0.46
  • Min. weight of AUV in air [kg]
    240
  • Max. Weight of AUV in air [kg]
    400
  • Crane required
    Y
  • Maximum payload [kg]
    100
  • Maximum depth rating [m]
    3000
  • Number of thrusters
    1
  • Thruster specifications
    Single propeller with rear hydroplanes for directional control.
  • Min. turning radius [m]
    10
  • Launch and Recovery System
    crane; A-frame; ramp
  • Max. speed [kn]
    4.86
  • Min. crew size
    2
  • Min. required number of surface computers
    2
  • Required size of storage room
    6 m (20 ft) ISO container
  • Navigation sensors - standard
    Fibre-optic INU; 300 kHz DVL; depth sensor; altimeter
  • Navigation sensors - optional
    Ring Laser Gyro INU
  • Payload sensors - standard
    CTD; fluorometer; camera and LED light; swath bathymetry/sidescan sonar
  • Total energy content [Wh]
    96000
  • Nominal battery power [W]
    1600
  • Endurance at nominal power [hr]
    25
  • Battery swap possible
    Y
  • Recharge time from empty [hr]
    3
  • Acoustic telemetry
    Y
  • Acoustic baud rate [bit/s]
    19200
  • Radio telemetry
    Y
  • Radio baud rate [bit/s]
    420000
  • Max. Baud rate of ethernet connection [Mb/s]
    100
  • Data sent to the surface
    Basic AUV status information; fault alarms; errors; warnings.
  • Control parameters sent to the AUV
    Simple task verbs; order to change to a different mission plan or step; instruments can be powered on and off.
  • Emergency recovery procedure
    Vehicle will surface passively or using drop weight. Can be located at surface using strobe light; RF beacon; or Iridium modem.
  • Applications
    hydrographic survey; oceanographic survey
  • Commercial Options
    300m; 1000m; 3000m
  • Distinguishable features
    The design of the Lightweight Explorer retains the modularity of its larger siblings; with many components being shared across the entire range of Explorer AUVs.

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