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Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle

Specifications
Builder
Power Plant 1 - battery-powered, stern propeller
4 - ducted thrusters
Length 15 meters (50 feet)
Diameter 2.4 meters (8 feet)
Weight 36 metric tons (80,000 pounds)
Capacity up to 24 passengers
Maximum Depth 5,000 Ft
Life Support 384 Man Hours
Speed 4.1 Knots/8 Hours (Max)
2.5 Knots/14 Hours (Transit)
1.5 Knots/18 Hours (Search)
Max Controlled Ascent Rate 100 Ft/min
Crew two DSRV crewman.
Navigation
  • Based Around the Dsrv Inertial Reference Unit (Iru). The Electronic Navigation System Can Be Operated as a Transponder, a Doppler, an Effector, and an Integrated Navigation System.
  • Doppler: 300 Khz, Max Range for Bottom Lock Is 600 Ft
  • Pulsed Reply: 7-17 Khz, Range 4,000 Yds.
  • Sonars
  • Deep Submergence Obstical Avoidance Sonar (Dsoas): 27 Khz 8,000 Yd Range
  • Downward Looking Sonar (Dls): 500 Khz Sonar for Hatch Mating 600 Ft Range
  • Altitude/depth Sonar (A/d): 24 Khz Sonar 0-5,000 Ft
  • Uqc, 8 Khz, Voice and Cw, (Atm 504)
  • Directional Listening Hydrophone: Tuned to 3.5 Khz
  • Side Looking Sonar (Installed for Alternate Mission), 1ft Resolution, 183khz, Max Range 1200ft Either Side (2400ft Total)
  • Power
  • Two 700 Amp Hour Silver Zinc Batteries, 90-140 Vdc
  • 28 Vdc Emergency Battery


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