The Iver Simulator and Its Impact on AUV Operations

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Company News, Product News

Simulators are exciting technology that are being used across a number of industries for designing software, mission planning and operator training. These hardware and software simulators help operators understand behaviors in a low-cost, low-risk environment. Operators are able to practice missions without fear of damage, while gaining first-hand knowledge of the equipment. Similarly, immediate feedback is available to operators that […]

Offshore Technology Conference 2019

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Commercial

Last week, we attended Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2019 in Houston, TX. With over 60,000 attendees and 2,000 exhibiting companies, OTC is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources. The 2019 conference was extra special because it was the 50th anniversary of OTC. This massive international event covers oil and gas industries […]

Press Release: L3’s Iver4 UUV Successfully Completes Long-Endurance Mission

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Company News, Defense, Product News

FALL RIVER, Mass., May 6, 2019 – L3 Technologies announced today that its Iver4 Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) completed a mission lasting more than 14 hours in San Diego Bay, California. This long-duration mission was successfully completed with a standard nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) battery configuration – demonstrating the battery’s power endurance, system efficiency and predictability […]

Overcoming the Nadir Gap with Mosaicked Sonar Data

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Commercial, Defense, Product News, Research

Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) missions often involve the use of side scan sonar for wide area surveys. To create an image of the sea floor, side scan sonar produces narrow beams from the side of the sensor that scan large areas along the mission path. During the side scan survey, the region directly below the sensor, commonly refereed to […]