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Marine Advanced Robotics • 8' WAM-V USV

Vehicle Class
Multi-Purpose Work Class USV
Equipment Snapshot
Vehicle Name
8' WAM-V USV
Vehicle Type
Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV)
Vehicle Class
Multi-Purpose Work Class USV
Model/Series
WAM-V
Manufacturer
Marine Advanced Robotics
Procurement
Rent ● Buy ● Custom Solution
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Overview
The 8 ft WAM-V was designed from the ground up with portability in mind. Able to be loaded in the back of a standard pickup truck, or checked onto a domestic airline flight, the 8 ft model brings disruptive WAM-V technology to an expanded field of operations. With the same exceptional stability of all WAM-Vs, this vessel will fill a gap in the market by bringing improved data acquisition to rough seas and hard-to-reach environments.

The first WAM-V 8 is slated for delivery in the first quarter of 2019 with full production to begin in the second quarter. Pre-order now to reserve yours.
 
Features & Applications
The WAM-V (Wave Adaptive Modular Vessel) is the ideal USV (Unmanned Surface Vessel) for multiple applications including but not limited to:

  • Bathymetric Data Collection
  • Maritime Security
  • Infrastructure Inspections
  • Maritime Sensor Deployments

Articulating suspension and compliant hulls isolate and reduce payload movement to create an exceptionally stable platform and increase data acquisition quality through noise reduction. Small footprint, light vessel weight and shallow draft extend the operating range from the open ocean to the most sensitive shoaling environments. The WAM-V 8 is ultra-portable and can be disassembled and backpacked to undeveloped, remote locations. Launch and recover from shore, a vessel deck, or by trailer.
 
Physical
Length
2.4 m
Beam
1.2 m
Draft
0.1 m
Weight (Lightship)
45 kg
Payload (Max)
45 kg
Performance
Speed
6 knots
Indicative survey speed
Endurance
Up to 10 hrs @ 3 knots
 
Power & Propulsion
Power Sources
Battery Pack
Payload
Standard Equipment
  • 180° FOV Camera
  • Encrypted Wireless Network
  • Rugged GPS/INS
  • ROCS™
  • Charging System
  • ROBO-HELM™
  • MARCODE™

Optional Equipment
  • Mobile Operator Control Unit
  • Retractable Sonar Mount
  • Multi-Beam Sonar
  • AIS Transceiver
  • Intermodal Freight (SeaAir-Land) Shipping Container
  • On-board Survey Work Station
  • UV Protective Cover
  • Custom Trailer

 
Control & Communications
Mobile Operator Control Unit
Handheld, mobile, steering and speed RC controller. Allows control of WAM-V independent of ROCS and also serves as an emergency back-up to ROCS.

ROCS™ Remotely Operated Command Station
Portable, self-contained, remote operation command station. Includes MARCODE workstation, integrated handheld wireless controller, RF module, portable case and batteries.

ROBO-HELM™ Integrated Onboard Control System
Onboard, waterproof, self-contained, computer navigation and control system. Contains GPS, INS, digital navigation, propulsion, steering, range, power usage, video camera controllers, and RF module.

MARCODE™ Control & Communication Software
PC, Tablet and Mobile front-end Graphical User Interface (GUI) with multimodal network software and firmware governing ROBO-HELM parameter inputs for communication, navigation, velocity, steering, and secure auxiliary sensor data transmission.
 
Control
Remote Control ● Semi-Autonomous Control
Communications
Wi-Fi
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Phone
+1 510 232 1685
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