Teledyne RD Instruments (TRDI) has received an order for ten (10) custom-designed Explorer Doppler Velocity Logs (DVLs) to provide precision navigation and current profiling capability on board OceanServer Technology’s Iver3-580 Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). These vehicles are designed for customers and applications which include the US Navy Fleet Survey Team for littoral data collection to support the Warfighter's needs, the Canadian Government for Advanced Mine-Counter-Measures Research, several universities for various research programs, and commercial survey providers doing coastal engineering projects. This brings the total number of DVLs ordered by OceanServer for integration onto IVER AUVsystems to 66.
OceanServer’s Iver3-580 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle
The Explorer DVL provides a flexible solution for high-quality navigation aboard small underwater platforms such as IVER AUVs, gliders, disposable vehicles, inspection class ROVs and diver platforms. The DVLs supplied to OceanServer are custom designed to meet the vehicle’s unique, size, weight and power requirements, as well as provide onboard navigation and ocean current profiling functions.
OceanServer continues to select Teledyne RDI’s DVL based on TRDI’s field-proven technology and extensive field experience in Doppler navigation. Bob Anderson, President of OceanServer Technology, Inc. explains: “OceanServer looks to Teledyne RD Instruments as a partner in assuring the precision and accuracy of navigation onboard our IVER AUVs. Our organizations actively collaborate to ensure to that we are consistently providing our customers with the highest quality sensor available to meet their navigation needs”