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Overview of HUGIN

HUGIN Autonomous vehicle

Argeo

Våre områder

HUGIN Navigation & Link Control

HUGIN Navigation & Link Control

•Acoustic «tether» real-time communication & QC

•Aided Inertial Navigation IMU (Honeywell HG9900)

DVL: Teledyne RDI Workhouse Navigator 300 KHz

•Compass: Leica DMC

•Surface GPS: Novatel

•Iridium modem

Power & Propulsion

Power & Propulsion

Power and Endurance (4 kn Nominal Speed):

•2X 18 KWh battery packs

(one complete sett fully charged at all times)

•18-20 hrs endurance per battery pack

(1-2 hrs turnaround time between missions)

Motion Stability (at 4 kn speed):

< 0.5 degrees in roll and pitch

< 0.5 degrees in heading over a 10 sec duration

Turning Radius:

20m at nominal speed

Maximum Pitch Angle:

50 degrees

Minimum and Maximum Mpeed:

2kn and 6 kn

 

Environmental & Oceanographic Sensors

Environmental & Oceanographic Sensors

Acoustic Dopler Current Profiler (ADCP):

DVL Teledyne RDI ADCP (upward looking)

Wetlabs:

FLNTU Tubidity Franatech METS sensor

Camera:

TileCam B&W still Image Camera w/LED panel

Cathx color still image camera

Forward Looking Sonar/Anti-Collision System

Forward Looking Sonar/Anti-Collision System

Sonar:

Imagenex sonar

Anti-Collision system:

KM algorithems for improved contour following and obstacle avoidance

Payload Sensors

Payload Sensors

Sonars:

• Synthetic Aperture Sonar: KM HISAS 1030 (3000 m rated)

• Side Scan Sonar: EdgeTech 300/400 KHz

Hydrographic bathymetry: 

•Multibeam Echosounder: Kongsberg EM2040 200-400 KHz 0.7 x 0.7 beam angle

Sub-Bottom Profiler:

•EdgeTech 2-12 KHz single beam

 

Localisation & Communication

Localisation & Communication

Acoustic Command Link (ACL):

•Kongsberg ACL 50 bps w/horizontal range 2-4 km in shallow water

Acoustic Data Link (ADL):

• Kongsberg ADL

Acoustic Emergency Link (AEL):

•Kongsberg HIPAP USBL 1-2 km in shallow water, 10 bps

Radio Link:

•EL PRO 455U, 2-4 km range, 9600 bps

Wireless LAN:

•250-600 m, rate up to 54 Mbps (at surface)

IRIDIUM Satellite Link:

•Global coverage (at surface), 2400 bps

Visual Relocation:

•Xenon flash beacon on vehicle body and on vehicle nose

HUGIN AUV KEY FEATURES

The HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) is a free-swimming
autonomous vehicle with extreme survey capability.
•UP TO 18H BATTERY CAPACITY
•1000M DEPTH RATING
•GREAT MANOEUVRABILITY AND STABILITY
•HYDRODYNAMIC
•VISUAL, BATHYMETRIC AND SONAR SURVEY DATA

20″ vehicle container with STINGER LARS system, charging station and spare parts

20″ operator container for efficient and safe mobilization to any vessel of opportunity worldwide

 

AUV data quality examples

Some data examples from AUV payload sensors from a Argeo Survey

NL_HFII

Processed and visualized/reported AUV data from EM2040, EdgeTech SSS & SBP sensors

 

EM2040 backscatter

Processed Multibeam data from EM2040 with backscatter overlay

EdgeTech SSS

Side Scan Sonar of the same anchor location

Safe SBP

Processed EdgeTech Sub-Bottom Profiler data (one 2D profiles from 20×20 m grid survey configuration) interpreted for coring analysis

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