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Remus 6000 configuration

Platform: Remus 6000
Manufacturer: Hydroid


REMUS 6000- the deepest member of Hydroid’s growing family of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs)!

The REMUS 6000 AUV 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.

REMUS 6000 Features:

LITTORAL TO DEEP OPERATIONS – The versatile REMUS 6000 has been designed to operate in depths ranging from 25 meters to 6000 meters, allowing for a wide spectrum of autonomous operations. (4000 and 6000 meters rated configurations available.)

Physical Specs

  • Platform: Remus 6000 Download PDF
  • Body Type: Torpedo
  • Size (LxWxH): 3.84m x 0.71m x 0.71m
  • Body Size (LxWxH): 3.84m x 0.71m x 0.71m
  • Hull Material: Titanium
  • Weight: 862.00kg
  • Maximum Depth: 6,000.00 m
  • Dynamic Buoyancy: No
  • Self-Righting: Yes
  • Obstacle Avoidance: No
  • Endurance (nominal load): 22 hours
  • Manufacturer Website: Link

Primary Missions

  • Coastal Mapping
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Geophysical Survey
  • Marine Science Survey
  • Mineral field Survey
  • Oceanographic Survey
  • Oil and Gas Survey
  • Pipeline Route Survey
  • Scientific Research
  • Seabed Mapping
  • Search, Classify and Map

Propulsion System

  • Method: Thrusters
  • DOF: 3
  • Hovering:
  • Nominal Speed: 0.00
  • Maximum Forward Speed: 2.60

Power System

  • Total Capacity: 0 Wh

Launch and Recovery

  • Crane
  • Ramp