Teledyne Gavia Releases New AUV Navigation Module

By Mike Ball / 23 Jan 2018

Teledyne Gavia AUV navigation module

Teledyne Gavia, a manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) and related systems, has announced the release of a new navigation module that incorporates iXblue‘s new Phins Compact C3 with a Teledyne RDI 1200 kHz Workhorse DVL (Doppler Velocity Log).

Teledyne’s Gavia AUV can be utilized in various applications, including geophysical surveys, cable and pipeline surveys, environmental surveys, and under ice surveys, as well as Mine Countermeasures (MCM), Rapid Environmental Assessment (REA), and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) surveys.

Equipping the Gavia with the Phins Compact C3 and TRDI‘s Workhorse DVL offers a 0.3% CEP50 Distance Travelled navigation accuracy in a very compact module that lowers the weight and size of the vehicle from previous navigation options. The Phins Compact C3 is the second inertial navigation system from iXblue that Teledyne Gavia has integrated into the Gavia AUV. Teledyne Gavia has had great success with the iXblue C5, leading to the extension of the portfolio of iXblue technology available on the Offshore Surveyor with the introduction of the Phins Compact C3.

Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact