The Nautile is fitted with several high-definition video sensors which produce images that are compatible with the post-processing of optical mapping and 3D reconstruction. The Nautile offers great carrying capacity, including three “payload” compartments equipped with the mechanical and electrical interfaces needed to embark various complex scientific equipment for measuring, sampling and analysing in the field. Two powerful manipulator arms enable the submarine to collect heavy samples and operate various tools and equipment.
Hydraulic manipulator arms:
Suction sampler for fauna
Pan and tilt imaging set comprising digital camera/laser/4k video camera
Water sampler, capacity 5 litres
Navigation system comprising inertial navigation system and Doppler log