Hydrographic survey USV Sounder

hydrographic survey USV
hydrographic survey USV
hydrographic survey USV
hydrographic survey USV
hydrographic survey USV
hydrographic survey USV
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for hydrographic surveys

2 m (6'06")


4,200 kg (9,259 lb)

Maximum speed

12 kt


KONGSBERG works in collaboration with Norsafe AS as our hull partner. With Norsafe’s 100+ years of experience as a boat builder and KONGSBERG’s 30+ years of experience with autonomous underwater vehicles for demanding applications, the Sounder USV System is a reliable platform with innovative solutions designed to do the work, every time. Fitted with the world leading fishery sonar, the Simrad SX90, along with the ES80, the Sounder USV System provides detection and classification of fish schools from a remote location at a fraction of the current cost SEAMLESS OWNERSHIP The Sounder USV System is designed to operate globally, easy to transport and deploy with containerized shipping. Our combined global network of service and support ensures that owning and operating a Sounder USV System is safe and efficient. Our USV fleet management system helps to keep APPLICATIONS USBL POSITIONING AUV USBL position aiding Seismic support LBL/USBL calibration and position fix MULTIBEAM ECHO SOUNDER Hydrographic surveys Harbor surveys Search SCIENTIFIC AND RESEARCH Custom payload installation in moonpool, hull or bow CTD measurement with winch FISHERY Fish detection, classification and tracking using SX90 fishery sonar and ES80 echosounder TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Length: 8m Beam: 2.2m Height: 2.3 / 4.4m (mast down/up) Draft: 0.7m Weight: 4,200kg – ready to operate Propulsion: 125hp Steyr diesel engine with fixed pitch propeller Speed: 12 knots (max) Endurance: Up to 20 days @ 4 knots Payload power: > 4 kW @ 4 knots Control: K-MATE autonomy engine for direct, supervised and autonomous operation Communication: Maritime Broadband Radio/Iridium (VSAT optional)


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