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ASV Wins DSTL Order for Unmanned Naval Targets

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Press Release

(Source: ASV Ltd.; issued August 4, 2011)

ASV’s contract with Britain’s DSTL calls for it to supply a range of remotely-operated naval targets, similar to the model 3500 above. (ASV photo)

PORTSMOUTH, UK --- ASV Ltd. has recently been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) for the Provision of Remote Controlled Naval Surface Target Systems and Associated Capabilities.

Under this contract the company will supply, operate, store and maintain a range of remotely operated craft from 3.5-13m in length.

ASV’s Managing Director (Dan Hook) commented “We are pleased to be able to support Dstl with this contract and are currently working with several other Navies on similar arrangements. The supply of representative unmanned targets is an important part of our business which also supplies Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs) for hydrographic survey, water sampling, security and surveillance.”

ASV Ltd. provides rugged, reliable and effective unmanned marine systems to customers in military, government and commercial organizations worldwide. ASV is a UK company and part of Global Fusion, a privately owned international marine services group based in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA.