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    C & C orders HUGIN 4500

    Vessel & ROV News // January 21, 2005
    C & C Technologies of Lafayette, Louisiana in the US has ordered second HUGIN deep water Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) from Kongsberg Maritime.

    The HUGIN 4500 is rated to 4,500m, is 5.5m long and powered by an aluminum oxygen fuel cell battery, providing a mission endurance of more than 50 hours before resurfacing.

    Kongsberg Maritime is supplying a complete HUGIN vehicle with controls and navigation including HiPAP, EM 2000 and Seapath 200. C&C is providing its own proprietary payload system and integrating the sensor packages.

    The HUGIN AUV will initially be rated for 3,000m, but will be upgraded to 4,500m in the fall of 2005.

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