L3 Technologies has introduced a new AUV called the Iver Precision Workhorse (Iver PW) for military and commercial applications, the company announced on 9 April.
The new Iver PW AUV is the first in a planned family of systems that will be capable of carrying out missions including multi-domain ISR, anti-submarine warfare (ASW), seabed warfare and mine warfare.
The AUV has been designed with increased autonomy and the ability to carry a multi-sensor payload. It uses an aluminum-water AUV power module developed by L3 Open Water Power for lithium-free safety and extended
Christopher Kubasik, L3’s chief executive officer and president, said: ‘L3 is making strategic investments in advanced C6ISR capabilities that position us as a prime integrator in the emerging undersea market. Iver PW offers a broad range of innovative technologies to our US Navy and international customers to aid in executing their missions.’