General Dynamics introduces the Bluefin-12: their latest lightweight medium-class UUV
The General Dynamics Bluefin™-12 is a lightweight medium-class unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) designed to deliver mission critical data and complete high-consequence and changing missions.
The Bluefin-12 base model comes with an open and flexible payload bay, providing more than 4,000 cm3 of payload volume to allow rapid integration of mission specific payloads. This UUV can also be configured as a turnkey system delivering integrated survey capabilities including high-resolution sonar, environmental sensing, powerful on-board data processing and highly accurate navigation. Built with robust core capabilities, increased modularity, embedded intelligence, data processing, and extended operational range, the Bluefin-12 is ready for today’s mission and prepared for tomorrow’s threats.
The optional Integrated Survey Package comes with:
Sonardyne's Solstice Multi-Aperture Sonar and AVTRAK 6
HD Machine-Vision-Grade Camera and Illumination
Sea-Bird Scientific ECO Puck
Removable Data Storage Modular (RDSM)
Forward Looking Sonar