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Product Name:Bluefin-12S
Length [m]:3.77
Width [m]:0.32
Height [m]:0.32
Min. weight of AUV in air [kg]:213
Max. Weight of AUV in air [kg]:
Crane required:Y
Maximum payload [kg]:
Maximum depth rating [m]:200
Number of thrusters:1
Thruster specifications:Gimbaled, ducted thruster for propulsion & control
Hovering capabilities:
Min. turning radius [m]:5,655
Launch and recovery system:A-frame; Winch; Crane; Ramp
Max. speed [kn]:5
Min. crew size :2
Min. required number of surface computers:1
Required size of storage room:
Other requirements:Bluefin Operator Tool Suite (software); Training Course
Navigation and Payload 
Navigation sensors - standard:Inertial Measurement Unit; GPS; DVL and Compass; Pressure; Sound Velocity Sensor
Navigation sensors - optional:Inertial Navigation Sensor (INS) USBL
Payload sensors - standard:Dual frequency side scan sonar
Payload sensors - optional:Dual Frequency side scan sonar with interferometric bathymetry, synthetic aperture sonar, multibeam echosounder, turbidity sensor, fluor
Total energy content [Wh]:4500
Nominal battery power [W]:170
Endurance at nominal power [hr]:26
Battery swap possible:Y
Recharge time from empty [hr]:6
Telemetry and Control 
Acoustic telemetry:Y
Acoustic baud rate [bit/s]:
Radio telemetry:Y
Radio baud rate [bit/s]:
Max. Baud rate of ethernet connection [Mb/s]:100
Data sent to the surface:Vehicle position, speed, attitude; health, battery capacity, overall status, software status detail, payload status; compressed payload data optional
Control parameters sent to the AUV:Mission Abort; Mission Start, emergency thruster stop, recovery line release, dropweight control, power circuit control
Emergency recovery procedure:Dropweight; Backup acoustic tracking transponder, visible strobe and Radio direction finder when surfaced
More information 
Applications:Hydrographic surveys; Inshore Survey; Environmental Protection; Monitoring; Mine Countermeasures (MCM); Port & Harbor Security
Distinguishable features :Removable, swappable battery and data storage module to keep mission turnaround time less than 30 minutes. Modular free-flooded architecture for ease of maintenance and repair.
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