Accession Number:

ADD020310

Title:

Armed Remotely Operated Vehicle

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, filed 9 Oct 2007

Corporate Author:

NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER DIV NEWPORT RI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2007-10-09

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

A remotely operated vehicle system includes a vehicle having a propulsor and a steering means. A remote operating console is provided that is capable of providing power, receiving sensor signals and controlling the vehicle. The vehicle is connected to the console by a tether. The tether having elements supporting power, sensor and control transmission. The vehicle has video sensors and sonar sensors. An underwater gun is positioned on the vehicle and joined to the console to fire in response to control signals., In further embodiments the vehicle can be provided with a turret for aiming the gun and the video sensor.

Subject Categories:

  • Submarine Engineering
  • Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE