Vehicles, Batteries & Services

Bluefin Robotics offers numerous base AUV designs and batteries that can be easily customized to specific mission and program requirements through combination of modular elements as well as engineering and marine operation services when your project could use an extra mind or hand.
Bluefin-9
BLUEFIN 9 SILO

Bluefin-9

A two-man portable, compact AUV for shallow-water applications

Depth 200 m
Diameter 9.375 in
Length 69 in
Weight 133 lbs
Endurance 12 hr
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Bluefin-12S
BLUEFIN 12S SILO

Bluefin-12S

A highly modular, flexible AUV for a variety of shallow-water applications

Depth 200 m
Diameter 12.75 in
Length 12.4 ft
Weight 470 lb
Endurance 26 hr
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Subsea Batteries
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1.5 kWh Subsea Battery

A pressure-tolerant, high-energy-density pack for rechargeable power applications

Depth 6,000 m
Dimensions 15.1 x 5.2 x 8.2 in
Capacity 1.5 kWh
Volts 30 V
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Bluefin-12D
BLUEFIN 12D SILO

Bluefin-12D

A versatile, robust AUV capable of extended operations in mid-water depths

Depth 1,500 m
Diameter 12.75 in
Length 14.2 ft
Weight 574 lb
Endurance 30 hr
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Bluefin-21
BF 21 GDMS BF Branded Drawing 6

Bluefin-21

An air-shippable, deep-water AUV for operation from ships of opportunity

Depth 4,500 m
Diameter 21 in
Length 16.2 ft
Weight 1,650 lb
Endurance 25 hr
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HAUV
3. HAUV 3 Front Shadow copy

HAUV

A hovering AUV for autonomous ship hull and infrastructure inspection

Depth 60 m
Dimensions 42 x 39.5 x 16 in
Weight 174 lb
Endurance 3.5 hr
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Bluefin SandShark
SandShark Vehicle Gamma 01092017

Bluefin SandShark

A Low-cost, Open, Micro AUV for Rapid Deployment and Technology Development

Depth 200 m
Diameter 4.875 in
Length 20 in
Weight < 11 lbs
Speed 2-4 knots
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  • 60m
  • 200m
  • 1500m
  • 4500m

Engineering Services
Bluefin maintains a comprehensive staff of engineers to continually improve existing Bluefin technologies and applies current technology to different and new applications. We are often approached to support Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants, design custom batteries and AUV accessories or serve as subject matter experts for a variety of customers. Our capabilities span the traditional engineering disciplines but can also be extended to prototype design, testing and fielding. By taking advantage of our engineering services, you also gain access to test fixtures, testing tanks and specialized equipment. Contact Us

Marine Operations Services
Bluefin has an expert group of operations engineers on staff for system testing and operations. Our team has operated more AUVs in more places than any other group out there. Our personnel can be deployed for operations worldwide or right in our back yard. Furthermore, our team has trained commercial, scientific, and defense customers on every aspect of AUVs. If you need a second set of hands for an important cruise or simply could use assistance when testing a custom payload, feel free to give us a ring. Our boat, R/V Resolution, is also available at a day rate for select jobs. Contact Us