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Haiyan underwater glider

The Haiyan underwater glider is 1.8 meters in length with a diameter of 0.3 meter, and weighs about 70 kilograms. The device is developed by a scientific research team of Tianjin University. The underwater glider can go 1,500 meters underwater; its maximum voyage is 1,000 kilometers and it can work 30 days continuously. Read Article

Iver 3 Nano

The Iver3 Nano is the most affordable AUV platform released by Ocean Server Technology.  Starting at just $53K USD including sonar (and $82K with SS and DVL) Read More

AutoNaut USV

AutoNaut is wave propelled and performs equally well on all headings, and has long endurance.
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Qianlong-1

The vehicle, can travel to a depth of 6,000 meters, is tasked to explore the seabed and collect hydrological data. It is about 4.6 meters long, 1,500 kg in weight and 0.8 meters in diameter. Read the article

The vehicle, which is a robot that can travel to a depth of 6,000 meters, is tasked to explore the seabed and collect hydrological data. It is about 4.6 meters long, 1,500 kg in weight and 0.8 meters in diameter. - See more at: http://auvac.org/community-information/community-news/view/2233#sthash.AnxF8d9p.dpuf

BIOswimmer

BIOSwimmer™ is designed for high maneuverability in harsh environments, with a flexible aft section. Read more

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Ellipse Series, a Brand New Family of Miniature Inertial Sensors: More Accurate & Robust for the Same Budget

September 3, 2014 - via AUVAC Sponsor Rueil-Malmaison, France, September 2nd 2014 - SBG Systems releases the Ellipse Series, a brand new product range of miniature inertial systems replacing the IG-500 Series. For the same budget, customers benefits from higher accuracy, advanced filtering and features inspired from high end inertial navigation systems.

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As Technology Matures, New Roles Emerge for Underwater Drones

August 15, 2014 - via National Defense Key areas in the development of the LDUUV include greater autonomy and the creation of efficient fuel cells that will facilitate long-term submersion. Better reliability is another goal of the program. When you are out on an autonomous vehicle, even minor things can be a complete showstopper.

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Tiburon Subsea Takes Delivery of OceanServer AUV Rental System

November 11, 2014 - via OceanServer Tiburon Subsea provides global underwater technology rental, training and support services with a focus on Autonomous Underwater Vehicles.

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