Bayonet Ocean Vehicles, a developer of amphibious tracked robotic vehicles for demanding naval, military and defense missions, has partnered with Defense Advancement to demonstrate its expertise in this field.
The company’s ‘Platinum’ profile showcases its crawler robots, which can traverse both land and sea domains in challenging weather and sea state conditions to fulfil a range of amphibious and littoral warfare roles.
Bayonet’s highly versatile amphibious vehicles can traverse land and the seabed, with the ability to reach depths down to 300 metres. The subsea crawler robots feature three modes of operation – fully autonomous, tethered, or via RF link buoy.
Able to operate at depths down to 300 meters, all Bayonet’s vehicles can be deployed in three different modes – fully autonomous, tethered, or via RF link buo to complete tasks on the seafloor, across the continental shelf, and even in the surf zone, surviving waves up to 6ft in height.
With extremely low power consumption, they can provide a persistent static observation and reconnaissance capability for up to 100 days.
Bayonet vehicles are built around the OPEN Software and Equipment Architecture (OPENSEA) marine robotics platform from Greensea Systems, which features a robust suite of autonomy and navigation capabilities and allows payloads, sensors and other equipment to be easily swapped and upgraded at any time.
All Bayonet underwater robots can be provided with a choice of interchangeable sensor suites with easy installation in the field for different missions, and the company can also perform integration of other custom and third party sensors for the user.
Vehicles can also be equipped with a towable non-metallic sled that provides additional space for payloads and extra power sources, with a low EM signature that makes it highly suitable for magnetometers and other sensitive devices.
- Side scan and multibeam sonar
- Acoustic Doppler current profilers (ADCP)
- High-resolution cameras
- Acoustic transponders
- Communications relay equipment
Bayonet’s robotic crawlers are available in three sizes to suit a range of military mission requirements. All three Bayonet robotic vehicles are also available in a heavy-duty configuration with extra torque and power for enhanced durability and payload capacity.
The rugged and rapidly deployable vehicles can undertake a variety of critical defensive missions and make ideal clearance, explosive ordnance disposal and mine detection robots.Bayonet’s underwater tracked robots can also be used for a range of different missions such as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, search and rescue, communications relaying and amphibious reconnaissance.
To find out more about Bayonet Ocean Vehicles and their amphibious crawler robots for military operations, please visit the company’s profile page: https://www.defenseadvancement.com/company/bayonet-ocean-vehicles/