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AQUA EXPLORER2 and AQUA EXPLORER2000

General Outline

Destroyer equipped with various weapons with enhanced labor-saving and habitability.

"AQUA EXPLORER 2" "AQUA EXPLORER 2000"
"AQUA EXPLORER 2"
"AQUA EXPLORER 2000"

"AQUA EXPLORER 2" (AE-2) and "AQUA EXPLORER 2000" (AE-2000) are small Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) to survey submarine cable.
AE-2 was developed by KDDI Research Institute and manufactured by MES. Its underwater navigation depth is 500m. AE-2000 is the developed type of AE-2 and its outside feature is the same as AE-2, but its continuous operation time is twice of AE-2's and navigation depth is up to 2000 meters.
It is expected to be used for fishery resources survey, marine biological survey, wide ranging environmental survey, etc.

Main Features & Delivery Records

Main Features
Delivery Records
Two (2) "AE-2" were delivered for KDDI Research Institute
Two (2) "AE-2000" were delivered for Kokusai Marine Engineering Corp.

Note:
AE-2 proved its research ability through its achievement of 57 times of underwater navigation, 420 km of total under water navigation distance and 214 hours of investigation time in research of sea bottom laid cable in the Taiwan strait during the period of August to September, 1999.

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

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