UAE Navy receives Teledyne’s unmanned systems
Teledyne Marine – Vehicles has delivered unmanned systems to the UAE Navy to support SAR applications, the company announced on 20 February.
The sale and delivery, completed through its local partner Trust International Group of Abu Dhabi, included a Gavia AUV and a SeaBotix vLBV300.
The Gavia system delivered to the UAE Navy is equipped with an Edgetetch 2205 scan sonar, cameras and utilise a Teledyne RD Instruments Doppler Velocity Log (DVL) supported iXBlue inertial navigation system for subsea positioning.
The SeaBotix vLBV300 system is equipped with a Teledyne Blueview imaging sonar, a Teledyne RD Instruments Pathfinder DVL, and the Teledyne Marine autonomous ROV navigation package – SmartFlight powered by GreenSea Systems. The navigation system adds automated functions and enhances sensor performance to the SeaBotix vLBV MiniROV. The automated navigation and single display for multiple sensors reduces operator fatigue while conducting demanding missions.
The SeaBotix vectored LBV’s design concept allows for efficient upgrades, updates and maintenance, while minimising down time and allowing the systems to be reconfigured as needed.
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