Accession Number:

ADA244885

Title:

Advanced Tethered Vehicle

Descriptive Note:

Professional paper,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEAN SYSTEMS CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

The Advanced Tethered Vehicle ATV is a self-contained, remotely operated submersible system designed to carry out Navy work missions at ocean depths to 20,000 feet. It consists of a submersible vehicle, tether cable, handling system, control station, and auxiliary equipment. The vehicle is positively buoyant and carries two force feedback manipulators and interchangeable tools for performing work. The system has completed a rigorous test program that accumulated 248 operating hours and concluded with a successful dive to 20,600 feet. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Submarine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE