L3 ASV • C-Enduro ASV

Vehicle Class
Long Endurance ASV

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Equipment Snapshot
Vehicle Name
C-Enduro ASV
Vehicle Type
Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV)
Vehicle Class
Long Endurance ASV
Model/Series
C-Enduro
Manufacturer
ASV Global
Procurement
Lease ● Buy ● Custom Solution
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Overview
C-Enduro is a long endurance autonomous surface vehicle used to safely and cost effectively collect data at sea. Built to operate in all marine environments, C-Enduro uses energy harvesting technology combined with an efficient self-righting hull.

C-Enduro's unprecedented payload capacity and power enables the use of a combination of payloads during any one mission. Use of the C-Enduro can dramatically reduce the cost of data collection by removing the need for traditional survey vessels.

Use of mission planning and waypoint setting can often result in a more accurate dataset.
 
Features & Applications
  • 30+ days endurance
  • Data transmission for sensor and vehicle data
  • Optional advanced collision avoidance capability
  • Low operating costs (per mile, per data point)
  • Large payload capacity (>0.25m³ with option to expand to 0.4 m³, over 200W continuous power)
  • Diesel, solar, and wind power options
  • Diesel generator provides assured power for propulsion and payloads in all environmental conditions
  • Below water sensors can be mounted below the deck, on the keel and/or winch
  • Mast suitable to house weather sensors and camera suites
  • Over the horizon operations using broadband satellite communications
 
Physical
Length
4.75 m
Beam
2.22 m
Draft
0.52 m
Weight (Lightship)
910 kg
Performance
Speed
6.5 knots
Indicative survey speed
Endurance
30+ days depending on power configuration, latitude, and time of year
 
Power & Propulsion

Solar Panel System

10 high-efficiency panels generating a peak electrical power of 1100W

Diesel Generator System

Electric start diesel generator providing a peak charging power of 2.5 kW. Can be run continuously for higher speed and payload missions

Wind Turbine System

Lightweight three blade system generating a peak output power of 720W

Propulsion

2 x DC brushless motors

 
Payload
Standard Payload
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiling (ADCP) ● CTD ● Side Scan Sonar
Optional Payload
360° CameraAcoustic Doppler Current Profiling (ADCP)Acoustic ModemAnti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)Conductivity, Temperature & Density (CTD)Multibeam Echosounder (MBES)Passive Acoustic Monitoring (PAM)Side Scan Sonar (SSS)Electronic Warfare
These payloads can be integrated upon request
Payload Frames
Exchangeable
Control & Communications
ASView for direct, semi-autonomous or autonomous control
 
Control
Autonomous ControlRemote ControlSemi-Autonomous ControlDirect Control
Communications
Radio ● Satellite
Observability
Over-the-horizon operations using broadband satellite communications
 
Materials & Construction
Catamaran hull design
 
Launch & Recovery
A-FrameCraneDavitLARS
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