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Product Name:Bluefin-21
Length [m]:4.93
Width [m]:0.53
Height [m]:0.53
Min. weight of AUV in air [kg]:750
Max. Weight of AUV in air [kg]:
Crane required:
Maximum payload [kg]:
Maximum depth rating [m]:4500
Number of thrusters:1
Thruster specifications:
Hovering capabilities:
Min. turning radius [m]:7.395
Launch and recovery system:A-frame; Winch; Crane; Ramp
Max. speed [kn]:5
Min. crew size :3
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:Side-scan sonar; Sub-bottom Profiler; Multibeam Echosounder
Payload sensors - optional:Synthetic Aperture Sonar; SubBottom Profiler; Multibeam Echosounder (3D); Real-Time Gradiometer; Obstacle Avoidance; CTD Sensor; Fluorometer Turbidity Sensor; Dissolved Oxygen ; Altimeter; ADCP; Electro-optical (still or video); Bluefin Abort ; Release Transponder (BART)
Total energy content [Wh]:13500
Nominal battery power [W]:540
Endurance at nominal power [hr]:25
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:Position; range; status
Control parameters sent to the AUV:Mission Abort; Mission Stop; Hardware Kill; Position updates
Emergency recovery procedure:Dropweight; Acoustic locator and Radio direction finder
More information 
Applications:Offshore Survey; Search ; Salvage; Archaeology ; Exploration; Oceanography; Mine Countermeasures (MCM)
Distinguishable features :An air-shippable; deep-water AUV for operation from ships of opportunity
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