Stock price 28/07/17 17:28 23.83€ +0.00% INVESTORS
A18-M
A18-M
A18-M
A18-M / AUV / Autonomous Underwater Vehicle
LAST NEWS
DEFSEC 2017 | 05 - 07 September | ECA Group Robotic Solutions on Land, on Air & at SeaDEFSEC 2017 | 05 - 07 September | ECA Group Robotic Solutions on Land, on Air & at SeaAt DEFSEC Atlantic 2017, from September 05 to 07th, in Halifax, Canada, ECA Group will present its offer...Le Marin: Naval drones, a global mobilisationLe Marin: Naval drones, a global mobilisationRead Le Marin article about ECA Group among the French key players of unmanned robotics systems for military...ECA Group tests multi-simultaneous MCM drone operation with the Belgian NavyECA Group tests multi-simultaneous MCM drone operation with the Belgian NavyECA Group, in the framework of the Belgian Navy evaluation of Unmanned Maritime Systems 2017, demonstrated...Mönch: Further Nato Navy selects ECA Group A9-MMönch: Further Nato Navy selects ECA Group A9-MECA Group revealed winning an order from a further NATO Navy for its A9-M light Autonomous Underwater...ECA Group UMIS Mine-warfare system for the Kazakh Navy is now fully operationalECA Group UMIS Mine-warfare system for the Kazakh Navy is now fully operationalSuccessful SAT for ECA Group's Unmanned Mine Counter Measure Integrated System (UMIS), the company's...IDEF 2017 | 9 - 12 May | ECA Group Robotic Solutions on Land, on Air & at SeaIDEF 2017 | 9 - 12 May | ECA Group Robotic Solutions on Land, on Air & at SeaMeet ECA Group at IDEF 2017, from May 9th to 12th, in Istanbul, booth 202F - Hall 2 to discover its offer...LAAD | 4 - 7 April 2017 | ECA Group Robotic, Ship Equipment & Training Simulation solutionsLAAD | 4 - 7 April 2017 | ECA Group Robotic, Ship Equipment & Training Simulation  solutionsAt the occasion of LAAD 2017, ECA Group will be presenting its range of integrated unmanned systems for...Military-technologies: ECA Group among the Global Underwater Robotics Market Top Players Military-technologies: ECA Group among the Global Underwater Robotics Market Top Players Global Underwater Robotics Market Top Players are Deep Ocean Engineering, Bluefin Robotic and ECA Group,...IMDEX | 16 - 18 May 2017 | ECA Group Robotics, Ship Equipment, Naval Architecture & Simulation solutionsIMDEX | 16 - 18 May 2017 | ECA Group Robotics, Ship Equipment, Naval Architecture & Simulation solutionsMeet ECA Group during IMDEX 2017 held in Singapore at the Changi Exhibition Centre, from May 16th to...UDS 2017 | ECA Group conference on March 7th "Integrating robotic systems for Underwater Defence & Security tasks"UDS 2017 | ECA Group conference on March 7th "Integrating robotic systems for Underwater Defence & Security tasks"At UDS 2017, ECA Group conference will be held on the 7th of March 4.15 pm and will be about "Integrating...

A18-M / AUV / Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

A18-M is the military configuration of ECA Group A18 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, AUV, family. STANAG 1364 compliant, it is dedicated to underwater mine warfare. This system can be delivered with a LARS allowing automatic underwater recovery. Data post processing can be made with Triton Imaging applications. It performs autonomous mission up to 300 m depth with 21h endurance, and is easy transportable by plane for overseas missions.

Features

  • AUV with Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Sonar (ISAS)
  • Large area coverage
  • Rapid environment assessment
  • Automatic Target Recognition (ATR)
  • Easy launch and recovery in bad sea state condition
  • STANAG 1364 compliant system

Applications for Defence & Security Sector

  • Organic underwater mine warfare: MCM Mission module for large multipurpose vessel and Mission module for oceanic mine warfare
  • Conventional underwater mine warfare: Detection and classification

Operational Performances

  • Endurance: up to 24 hours
  • Max speed: up to 6 knots
  • Nominal speed: 3/4 knots
  • Operational depth: 5-300 m
  • Max area coverage rate (ACR): >2km² / h
  • Frequency: 300 kHz
  • Max swath: 2x265 m
  • Along track resolution: 3cm up to 220 m

Characteristics

  • Body diameter: 18 inches (46.5 cm)
  • Length: from 3.8 m
  • Weight: from 370 kg
  • Energy section: 10.6 kWh
  • Navigation: Inertial Navigation System (INS), Doppler Velocity Log (DVL), Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • Communication: WiFi, Ethernet, Acoustic, Satellite
  • Safety: Emergency pinger, Strobe light, Fault and leak detection, on request: Obstacle Avoidance System, Iridium, Local Remote Control for surface recovery
  • STANAG 1364 compliance (submitted to French export regulations)
  • Payload: Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Sonar, Video, Forward Looking Sonar, CTD, ADCP, Turbidity
  • Air transportable according to UN38.3 standard

Options

  • USBL or LBL external tracking system
  • LARS for RHIB, large ship, or containerized
  • Surface ship integration
  • Containerized C2
  • Additional sensors on request (VSS, environmental)
  • Military GNSS