V-Wing™ Towed Underwater Depressor
Cost-Effective Solution to Enhance Underwater Mapping, Research, Inspection, and Reconnaissance
V-Wing Product Line Specifications
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The V-Wing Difference
The V-Wing creates a hydrodynamic flow over its unique wing design to produce a depressive force that pulls down many times its own mass (typically a 5:1 lift-to-drag ratio). By eliminating the need for motorized propulsion, V-Wing reduces potential points of failure, product weight, and component costs.
The V-Wing’s self-contained towed body also provides the flexibility to mount a variety of marine technologies for commercial and government applications.
A moving command ship can receive real-time transmissions from V-Wing via a connected cable. Operators control V-Wing’s set depth based on the length of cable in the water and boat speed. And to simplify operations, Boston Engineering’s software program helps operators determine the appropriate V-Wing depth.
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Product Speed, Lift-to-Drag Comparisons
The V-Wing towed underwater depressor enables users to conduct underwater research, inspection, and reconnaissance quickly and economically. V-Wing’s unique dihedral wing design enables rapid descent to unlimited depths, provides stability for added mission accuracy, and minimizes drag for increased efficiency.
Product Dimensions and Weight
Our towed underwater bodies have been used in every ocean of the world.”
— Roger Race, Towed Product Manager, Boston Engineering
V-Wing in Action
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