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REMUS 100

REMUS (Remote Environmental Monitoring UnitS) 100 is a compact, light-weight, autonomous underwater vehicle designed for operation in coastal environments up to 100 meters in depth. The REMUS 100 can be configured to include a wide variety of standard and/or customer specified sensors and system options to meet your unique autonomous mission requirements.

Vehicle Specifications
Diameter
19 cm (7.5 in)
Weight
37 kg (80 lbs.)
Max depth
100 m (328 ft)

REMUS 600

The REMUS 600 AUV was designed through funding from the Office of Naval Research to support the Navy’s growing need for operations requiring extended endurance, increased payload capacity, and greater operating depth. The REMUS 600 boasts the same proven software and electronic subsystems found in our highly successful REMUS 100 AUV, with a depth rating and increased capabilities that take autonomous operations to the next level.

Vehicle Specifications
Diameter
32.4 cm (12.75 in)
Weight
240 kg (530 lbs.)
Max depth
600 m (1968.5 ft)

REMUS 3000

The REMUS 3000 is similar to the REMUS-600 in vehicle size, however this vehicle, constructed out of titanium, can swim to much deeper depths and it carries a more advanced sensor package for underwater mapping and imaging.  Two vehicles are currently being engineered in our lab and will contain dual frequency Edgetech sidescan sonars for high resolution sonar imagery and dual digital camera systems for maximum coverage and mutlidimensional image mapping.  The REMUS-3000s will also have inertial navigation systems (Kearfott T-24), phased array ADCPs, Imagenex pencil beam forward looking sonars, optical backscattering sensors, conductivity, temperature and pressure sensors.

Vehicle Specifications
Diameter/length 14 in/146 in
Weight
335 kg (740 lbs.)
Max depth
3000 meters (1.86 miles or 9842 feet)

REMUS 6000

The REMUS 6000 was designed under a cooperative program involving the Naval Oceanographic Office, the Office of Naval Research, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in support of deep-water autonomous operations. The REMUS 6000 boasts the same proven software and electronic subsystems found in our highly successful REMUS 100 AUV, with a depth rating, endurance, and payload that allow for autonomous operations in up to 6000 meters of water.

Vehicle Specifications
Diameter
71 cm (28 in)
Weight
884.5 kg (1950 lbs.)
Max depth
6000 m (19,685 ft)

Tunnel Inspection Vehicle (TIV)

Another larger version of REMUS, TIV was recently developed for New York City's Department of Environmental Protection. OSL engineers at WHOI designed TIV to navigate and document the condition of a 72-km aqueduct that provides 65 percent of the drinking water to the metropolitan NYC area. The vehicle successfully navigated through the water-filled tunnel while taking and recording about 186,000 digital still images of the interior tunnel walls during its 15-hour trip.