Launch

The Unmanned Surface Vehicles will be launched first from the leeward side of the Host Surface Vessel (HSV) by the slewing davit Launch & Recovery System (LARS). The LARS uses a cone and bullet latching system in the launch process to lower the USV to the water surface.

USV Specifications:

LENGTH
7.22 m – 23.8 ft

DRAFT
1.9 m – 6 ft 2 in (USBL Deployed)

HEIGHT OVERALL
Approximately 2.5 m – 8 ft 2 in

WEIGHT
3,630 kg – 8,000 lbs (Full Fuel & Payload)

PROPULSION SYSTEMS
Twin Yanmar 4JH45 (45 hp) Diesel Twin Fixed Propellers

FUEL CAPACITY
700 l – 185 U.S. gal

SPEED
2 knots – 8 knots

ENDURANCE
180 h @ 4 knots