Small Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) and Water Rescue Robots

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Hydronalix is a leading developer of advanced unmanned surface vessels (USVs) and Safety, Security & Rescue Robotics (SSRR).

Hydronalix Unmanned Surface Vehicles

Our marine robotics platforms are ideal for a wide range of applications, including defense, law enforcement and first responders, scientific research, and commercial and industrial.

Our systems are developed in-house to maintain superior quality control, and our capabilities include naval architecture and hydrodynamic design, electronic circuit design and fabrication, sensor and payload integration, and composite hull tooling and fabrication.

We have undertaken advanced research and development programs for many leading organizations and government agencies, including the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

AMY – Small Unmanned Vessel

General-purpose small USV with flexible payloads

AMY General-purpose small unmanned surface vessel

AMY is a general-purpose small unmanned surface vessel constructed with a high-strength, low-weight carbon fiber hull and high-efficiency planing design. Powered by twin hybrid fuel-injected 4 kW electric jet drives, it can reach a top speed of 16 knots.

Hydronalix AMY USVThe versatile platform can be equipped with a wide range of optional payloads, including X-band radars, side scan sonars and downward imaging sonars. High-bandwidth Inmarsat SATCOM provides long-range, reliable communications and control. The vessel’s low-dielectric structure allows for the mounting of internal antennas.

Size:11 cubic feet
Weight:145 lbs
Top Speed:Single-axis:16 knots
Propulsion:Twin 4 kW hybrid fuel-injected electric drives

NIX – Small USV

Long-endurance high-stability unmanned sea vehicle

NIX Long-endurance high-stability USV

NIX is a high-speed long-endurance unmanned surface vessel with a rugged low-weight M-shaped carbon fiber hull, providing stability even at high speeds and leaving almost no wake. The dual hybrid fuel-injected electric engine delivers 3kW of power and a top speed of 20 knots, and provides 24 hours of mission endurance with a 40 kg payload.

Hydronalix NIX USV

The USV can be equipped with an optional EO/IR stabilized camera gimbal, side-scan and downward imaging sonars, and NOAA-certified weather sensor. The vessel’s low-dielectric structure allows for the mounting of internal antennas.

Size:80 x 40 x 23 in
Weight:144 lbs
Top Speed:20+ knots
Propulsion:Twin 3 kW hybrid fuel-injected electric drives

EMILY (Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard)

Portable electric water rescue robot USV

EMILY water rescue robot

EMILY (Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard) is a portable water rescue robot with a Kevlar-reinforced composite hull designed for beach and ocean operations. Weighing just 26 lbs, the battery-powered USV features a full-power run time of 14 minutes with a top speed of 23 mph.

Hydronalix EMILY rescue robot