Working on AUV sea-sideBluefin Robotics, now part of General Dynamics Mission Systems, develops, builds and operates Unmanned and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) and other related technologies for defense, commercial, and scientific customers worldwide. We offer a full range of modular, free-flooded AUV platforms. Using a core set of building blocks, we have designed over 50 different configurations. This includes over 70 different sensors on over 80 AUVs—far more than any other manufacturer.

In 1997, Bluefin was founded by a core group of engineers from the MIT AUV Laboratory. Today, the Bluefin team brings a unique set of skills and experience to market. We continue to apply hard-won expertise in the application of advanced materials, systems, and technologies to real-life operating conditions. Bluefin is a full AUV lifecycle provider offering research and development, technology integration, full-scale manufacturing, platform training, and operations support. No other provider has our depth and breadth of expertise and resources dedicated exclusively to AUV development and production.

General Dynamics Mission Systems

In February 2016, Bluefin Robotics was acquired by General Dynamics Mission Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics. General Dynamics Mission Systems designs, manufactures and delivers mission critical C4ISR systems to customers within the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies, and to international customers. For more information, please visit gdmissionsystems.com.



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