Seafox drone

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Seafox Mine Disposal System Onboard HMS Bangor off Libya MOD 45153320.jpg
HMS Bangor deploys Seafox-C off Libya in 2011
Class overview
Name: SeaFox
Builders: Atlas Electronik

 United States

 United Kingdom




General characteristics
Type: Unmanned Undersea Vehicle
Length: 1.2 m (3 ft 11 in)
Propulsion: Four independent motors plus hover thruster
Speed: Max. 4kn
Range: 1 km (0.62 mi)
Endurance: ~ 800m
Seafox-I of the Finnish Navy

The Seafox is an anti-mine marine drone. It is a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) manufactured by German company Atlas Elektronik to locate ground and moored mines. There are two versions and a training version. The orange Seafox-I "inspection" variant has a sonar and an INS, and the black Seafox-C "combat" round has a 1.4 kg warhead.

Service history[edit]

In 2001 the Royal Navy leased some Seafox drones for use on HMS Bangor and HMS Blyth off Iraq as part of Operation Telic. The Bangor also deployed them off Libya in 2011.

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