Maritime Robots

690 AUV

The Virginia Tech 690 AUV is designed for bathymetric surveys. It has a side-scan sonar and a high-end navigation system. More information is available here.

TRSMAUV

The Trawl-Resistant Self-Mooring AUV system is able to sit on the seafloor while being able to resist fouling by fishing nets. More information is available here.

High Speed AUV

The Virginia Tech High-Speed AUV is 3 inches in diameter and capable of speeds in excess of 15 knots. It was designed to operate heavy -- weight 50% greater than displacement. When not cruising at high speed, it can hover nose-down. More information is available here

Self-Mooring AUV

The Self-Mooring AUV is can moor itself on the ocean floor. More information is available here.

475 AUV

The Virginia Tech 475 AUV is a small 4.75" diameter general-purpose AUV designed to support a wide variety of payloads. With 6 of these AUVs available, they are most often used to support experiments in multi-vehice cooperation. More information is available here.

Virginia Tech Unmanned Surface Vehicle

The Virginia Tech unmanned surface vehicle is a fully autonomous 16' rigid hull inflatable boat. More information is available here.