MallARD

Aquatic autonomous surface vehicle

Purpose

The sMall Autonomous Robotic Duck (MallARD) is an Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) developed to autonomously characterise spent fuel ponds or wet silos but can operate in most pools that have at least 0.5m wall height.

Kit contents

  • MallARD
  • 25m tether and ethernet connection box with kill switch
  • Waterproof LiDAR with a 25m range

Required skills & qualifications

  • ROV piloting
  • Experience using similar systems
  • ROS

Additional considerations

  • Further training and support can be provided upon request

Daily hire cost inc. VAT

Academia
SME
Industry
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Availability

MallARD is available at the following facilities:

  • University of Manchester, RAICo One Whitehaven Facility
    On Site Use & Delivery Available