08 October 2021
by Nishant Kumar
The Light Autonomous Underwater Vehicle developed by Portugal's OceanScan-Marine Systems & Technology. (OceanScan Marine Systems & Technology)
The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) has signed a framework settlement with Portugal's OceanScan-Marine Systems & Technology for an preliminary buy of as much as six Light Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (LAUVs) to help the Danish Mine Counter Measure (MCM) Division.
A contract award discover was launched by DALO on 28 September. Delivery is anticipated to begin within the first quarter of 2022.
LAUV is a modular and man-portable underwater car that may be tailored for a spread of economic and navy purposes that features mine‐countermeasures, speedy setting evaluation, anti‐submarine warfare, search‐and‐rescue operations, port surveillance and safety, and oceanographic and hydrographic survey operations.
The LAUV has a diameter of 150 mm, is 1.15 to 2.3 m lengthy and weighs 15 to 35 kg relying on the configuration. The LAUV can function in stand‐alone or networked operations to a depth of 100 m.
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