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Intelligent Hybrid Underwater Vehicle configuration

Platform: Intelligent Hybrid Underwater Vehicle IHUV
Manufacturer: USM Underwater Robotics Research Group


The Intelligent Hybrid Underwater Vehicle (IHUV) is the latest underwater platform developed by Underwater Robotics Research Group (URRG), Universiti Sains Malaysia.

Dual capabilities
i) remote operated
ii) autonomous navigation.

IHUV is developed to support various underwater application :
i) underwater monitoring
ii) sub bottom profiling
iii) bathymetry.

Has optical vision system with two cameras at different orientation to provide visual information for operators.

IHUV command centre is managed by a portable surface control station.

Physical Specs

  • Platform: Intelligent Hybrid Underwater Vehicle IHUV
  • Body Type: Oblate
  • Size (LxWxH): 3.00m x 1.10m x 0.70m
  • Body Size (LxWxH): Information not available
  • Hull Material: Aluminum
  • Weight: 350.00kg
  • Maximum Depth: 50.00 m
  • Dynamic Buoyancy: No
  • Self-Righting: Yes
  • Obstacle Avoidance: No
  • Endurance (nominal load): Information not available
  • Manufacturer Website: Link

Primary Missions

  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Seabed Mapping

Propulsion System

  • Method: Glider
  • DOF: 3
  • Hovering:
  • Nominal Speed: 0.00
  • Maximum Forward Speed: 0.00

Power System

  • Total Capacity: 0 Wh

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