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ASV Global Wins Contract to Supply Unmanned Surface Vehicle to The University of Southern Mississippi Print E-mail
Written by ASV Global   
Wednesday, 21 March 2018

(Broussard, Louisiana, USA) The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) has awarded a contract to ASV Global for the provision of a state-of-the-art C-Worker 5 Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV).

The 18’ USV will be used for testing, training, and establishing procedures and protocols for use of the system by NOAA on future hydrographic programs.

Monty Graham, Director of USM’s School of Ocean Science and Technology (SOST) said, “The C-Worker 5 from ASV Global will be a great addition to support USM’s growing capabilities in Unmanned Marine Systems Certification and our research toward improved mapping and charting in the Hydrographic Science Research Center.”

USM’s sponsors including NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey and the US Naval Oceanographic Office will also benefit substantially from this state-of-the-art USV investment.
 
“We are excited that USM has this cutting-edge platform available to teach the next generation of hydrographers” said Rear Admiral Shepard Smith, Director of NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey.

“USV technology is key to the US Navy’s future. USM’s acquisition of a C-Worker 5 USV is going to help Naval Oceanography build the more talented and agile fleet that the nation needs” stated Rear Admiral John A. Okon, Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (COMNAVMETOCCOM).

Several C-Worker 5 vehicles have been built by ASV Global over the last three years and many are used by clients as hydrographic survey force multipliers surveying alongside a mother ship.
 
“We are delighted to be working with the USM. The C-Worker 5 is the ideal platform for survey work; to date, more than 11,000 km of hydrographic surveys have been performed with C-Worker 5 USVs, far more than any other diesel powered USV worldwide” said Thomas Chance, CEO ASV Global.

The C-Worker 5 is an 18’ long, purpose-built diesel powered USV with an endurance of 7 days at 7 knots. It has a keel flange for subsurface payload equipment and an air conditioned 19” rack in the hull for topside payload electronics. The C-Worker 5 can also accommodate an oceanographic winch and A-frame that can be used to deploy a variety of sensors.

ASV Global has developed an accompanying dual davit launch and retrieval system, so the USV can be deployed from a ship. The complete USV and LARS system can ship in a standard 20-foot ISO container.

About ASV Global
ASV Global is the largest and most experienced unmanned surface vehicle company in the world. The company has produced more than 100 USV systems, including over 10 conversions of manned vessels to optionally unmanned. The company has integrated more than 40 different payload types, and executed more real-world missions than any other USV developer. ASV Global sells and leases a wide range of USVs for military, commercial, and scientific applications worldwide. For more information see www.asvglobal.com or contact This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

 
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