10,000m class Remotely Operated Vehicle Kaiko

General Outline

Wide variety of high-speed vessels with enhanced seaworthiness, safety and maneuverability is commercialied and offered by MES.

10,000m class Remotely Operated Vehicle "KAIKO"
10,000m class Remotely Operated Vehicle

"KAIKO" is an unmanned Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) with umbilical cable having the world deepest diving capacity, and its main purposes are research and observation of deep sea and also preliminary investigation of manned under water vehicle.
It is consisted of a vehicle, a launcher which launches the vehicle, cables, cable handling systems and launch/recovery system etc.

Main Features & Delivery Records

Main Features
Delivery Records
On March 24, 1995 it succeeded in landing onto the deepest part of the Challenger Abyss
in the Mariana Deep (11,911m)
From April 1995 it is operated by Japan Maritime Science Technology Center and recorded 224
under water navigation in the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, etc.(as of November 1, 2001)
MES Technology

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Naval Ship & Governmental Ship Sales Dept Ship & Ocean Project Hq.