Deep Submergence Vehicles
Oceanographic Tools: Deep Submergence Vehicles
The vehicles of the National Deep Submergence Facility take
scientists or “scientific presence” into the deep sea to observe,
sample, and conduct experiments in this remote environment.
Click on a vehicle to learn more.
Length: 274 feet
Cruising speed: 12 knots
Endurance: 60 days
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