April 2005
Hydroid delivers REMUS AUVs with new custom sensors and modular configurations

(April 28, 2005 – Pocasset, MA) Hydroid Inc. announced the addition of several new custom sensors and modular configurations for the REMUS Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. REMUS systems are now being delivered with a multitude of new system capabilities and modular conveniences.

Many of these system enhancements have been a result of funding support from the U.S. Office of Naval Research. Kevin McCarthy, Hydroid’s vice president of marketing stated that “With funding support from ONR, Hydroid’s engineering team has successfully integrated a range of new sensor technologies and enhanced capabilities into the REMUS system. In addition to the traditional REMUS configuration, many of the recent systems have been modular in design and accept a wide range of customer selected sensors.”

McCarthy continued, “The systems presently being produced by Hydroid retain the same field proven reliability, while offering our customers the capability of choosing sensor technologies and system configurations designed to meet their unique operational requirements.”

New features and capabilities include:

  • Modular Configurations
  • Acoustic Communications
  • Inertial Navigation
  • Dual Frequency Side Scan Sonar
  • Video Cameras
  • GPS Navigation
  • Iridium Communications
  • Acoustic Imaging Systems

Hydroid Inc. holds the exclusive license from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for the manufacture and further development of the REMUS Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) technology.

For further information contact Kevin McCarthy, Vice President of Marketing at Hydroid at Tel 508-563-6565, e-mail kmccarthy@www.hydroidinc.com.

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