ADS AND TELEDYNE TO SUPPLY UPGRADED UNDERWATER DRONES

ADS AND TELEDYNE TO SUPPLY UPGRADED UNDERWATER DRONES

ADS TAPS TELEDYNE TO SUPPLY DEFENSE DEPARTMENT WITH UPGRADED UNDERWATER DRONES

Observation-Class Vehicles to Be Used by Mobile Explosive Disposal Units Worldwide

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. January 17, 2017 – Virginia Beach-based ADS, Inc. has selected Teledyne SeaBotix to provide 60 new underwater remotely operated vehicles under a multi million-dollar contract with the Department of Defense, ADS officials announced.

The equipment will be delivered as part of a Department of Defense operational capability upgrade.

"ADS prides itself on providing the latest technology to our customers, and these bomb-disposing, observation-class remotely operated vehicles do just that. It’s equipment that is not only critical to the functions of our military, but to the protection of the men and women serving in our armed forces across the globe."

- Lauren Eyre, Senior Inside Account Manager for Navy EOD Diving – East Coast

The SeaBotix vLBV 300 systems will be fitted with a range of commercial off-the-shelf equipment, including SeaBotix‘s unique tracked crawler attachment skid, imaging sonar, tooling options, altimeter and USBL/GPS navigation capability, Eyre said. They will also feature the Teledyne Marine autonomous ROV navigation package, SmartFlight.

“As a world-leading manufacturer of innovative and diverse underwater observation class Mini ROVs, Teledyne is the perfect partner to help the Department of Defense meet the challenges of today and achieve mission success,” Eyre said.

SEABOTIX VLBV 300 APPLICATIONS
  • Offshore & Inshore
  • Aquaculture
  • Hydro Industry
  • Maritime Security
  • Potable Water
  • Scientific Research
  • Nuclear Industry

KEY FEATURES

  • 300 meter depth rating and tether lengths to 2,000 meters
  • 6 Powerful Brushless DC thrusters with individual oil-compensators
  • Variable vector horizontal thruster configuration and dual vertical thrusters
  • Larger diameter, efficient propeller design for added Bollard thrust
  • High resolution sensors and extensive mechanical design for increased stability
  • Multiple camera options: HD, rear and side cameras
  • Ultra small diameter high strength, durable, low drag tether
  • Wide range of sensors: sonar, tracking, cameras and more

About ADS, Inc.
ADS, Inc. is a leading value-added logistics and supply chain solutions provider that proudly serves all branches of the U.S. Military, federal, state and local government organizations, law enforcement agencies, first responders, partner nations, and the defense industry. ADS is a Top 50 Department of Defense Contractor and is focused on solving customers’ challenges by providing the best product and service offerings, the broadest array of procurement and contract options, world-class support, and legendary customer service.

About Teledyne Marine
Teledyne Marine is a group of leading-edge subsea technology companies that are part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. Through acquisitions and collaboration over the past ten years, Teledyne Marine has evolved into an industry powerhouse, bringing Imaging, Instruments, Interconnect, Seismic, and Vehicle technology together to provide total solutions to our customers. Each Teledyne Marine company, including SeaBotix, is a leader in its respective field, with a shared commitment to providing premium products backed by unparalleled service and support.

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