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Product Name:Bluefin-12D
Length [m]:4.37
Width [m]:0.32
Height [m]:0.32
Min. weight of AUV in air [kg]:2272
Max. Weight of AUV in air [kg]:
Crane required:N
Maximum payload [kg]:
Maximum depth rating [m]:1500
Number of thrusters:1
Thruster specifications:Gimbaled, ducted thruster for propulsion & control
Hovering capabilities:
Min. turning radius [m]:6.48
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 Navigation Sensor (INS); DVL; SVS and GPS; USBL
Navigation sensors - optional:Inertial Measurement Unit
Payload sensors - standard:Field Swappable Payload Sections: PAYLOAD 1: Side-scan sonar; PAYLOAD 2: Digital Camera (8 frames / sec) with LED strobe
Payload sensors - optional:Buried Object Scanning Sonar; Real-Time Gradiometer; CTD Sensor; Synthetic Aperture Sonar
Total energy content [Wh]:7500
Nominal battery power [W]:Up to 30 hours at 3 knots with side scan sonar payload
Endurance at nominal power [hr]:30
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; electrical health, battery capacity, overall status, software status detail, payload status
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, visible strobe and RDF when surfaced
More information 
Applications:Offshore Survey; Search ; Salvage; Archaeology ; Exploration; Environmental Protection ; Monitoring; Mine Countermeasures (MCM)
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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