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Gavia platform

Manufacturer: Teledyne Gavia


The Gavia Offshore Surveyor Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) is a self contained, low logistics, modular survey platform capable of delivering high quality data while operating from vessels of opportunity or from the shore.

The Gavia AUV can be a productive asset to any commercial survey operation and has been proven in real world environments, providing cost effective data when compared to traditional means using surface vessels and ROVs.

Physical Specs

  • Body Type: Torpedo
  • Body Material: Aluminum
  • Size (LxWxH): 1.70m x 0.20m x 0.20m
  • Body Size (LxWxH): Information not available
  • Maximum Depth: 1,000.00 m
  • Dynamic Buoyancy: No
  • Self-Righting: Yes
  • Manufacturer Website: Link

Primary Missions

  • Cable Route Survey
  • Coastal Mapping
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Freshwater Mapping
  • Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance
  • Marine Science Survey
  • Oceanographic Survey
  • Oil and Gas Survey
  • Pipeline Route Survey
  • Rapid Environmental Assesment
  • Seabed Mapping
  • Search and Recovery

Propulsion System

  • DOF: 3
  • Hovering:
  • Buoyancy: No
  • Biomimetic: No
  • Thrusters: 1
  • Nominal Speed: 1.00
  • Maximum Forward Speed: 3.00

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