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OKPO 6000 configuration

Platform: OKPO 6000
Manufacturer: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd.


The first Korean AUV, named OKP0-6000, which can dive up to 6,000 meters depth has been developed by Daewoo
Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Dill). It has various data acquistion equipments such as video recorder, still camera, side scanning sonars, obstacle avoidance ranging sonars, temperature sensor, conductivity sensor, autopilot system and so on. OKP0-6000, which was designed to safely reach the sea bottom of 6,000 meters deep ocean, successfuUy explored
2,300 meters sea bed in May, 1996 near the ‘Dok-Do’ island in the ‘East Sea’ of Korea.

Physical Specs

  • Platform: OKPO 6000
  • Body Type: Torpedo
  • Size (LxWxH): 3.80m x 0.70m x 0.70m
  • Body Size (LxWxH): 3.80m x 0.70m x 0.70m
  • Hull Material: Aluminum
  • Weight: 950.00kg
  • Maximum Depth: 6,000.00 m
  • Dynamic Buoyancy: No
  • Self-Righting: Yes
  • Obstacle Avoidance: Yes
  • Endurance (nominal load): 10 hours
  • Manufacturer Website: Link

Primary Missions

  • Geophysical Survey
  • Marine Science Survey
  • Mineral field Survey
  • Oceanographic Survey

Propulsion System

  • Method: Biomemetric
  • DOF: 3
  • Hovering:
  • Nominal Speed: 1.54
  • Maximum Forward Speed: 0.00

Power System

  • Total Capacity: 0 Wh

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