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Versatile, maneuverable and powered with alkaline batteries, the electric glider can be deployed for a period of 15 to 30 days at a 600- to 1500-km range. Its flexible payload allows it to carry customized sensors. The coastal glider can be operated to depths of 4–200 meters and the 1-km glider to 1000 meters.

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  • Weight: 52 kg
  • Hull Diameter: 21.3 cm
  • Vehicle Length: 1.5 meters
  • Depth Range: 4–200 meter (coastal model) or 1000 meter (1-km model)
  • Speed: 0.4 m/sec horizontal average
  • Endurance: Typically 30 days, depending on measurements and communication
  • Range: 1500 km
  • Navigation: GPS, magnetic compass, altimeter, subsurface dead reckoning
  • Sensor Package: Conductivity, Temperature, Depth
  • Communications: RF modem, Iridium satellite, ARGOS, Telesonar modem