dutch company ortega submersibles has created a revolutionary way of underwater travel by using highly advanced naval technology. its most recent submersible vehicle is the ‘mk. 1C’, a three-seater fully-submersible boat that can carry people both above and under water. powered by two high-power, electric motors and constructed for both over and under water activity, it comes fully equipped with a trimming tank; on-board breathing apparatus; and HUD navigation system.

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max speed over water: 16.7 kmh
max speed under water: 20.4 kmh

 

 

each ortega ‘mk.1C’ can also have magnetometers; sonar; forward looking infrared (FLIR) cameras; extra air supply, or an extended cargo hold of up to 250 liters to enhance your underwater adventure. all on-board equipment supports dive depths of up to 95 meters / 310 feet for deep water discovery.

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battery range: 148 km

 

 

 

the ‘mk.1C’s’ integrated battery management system keeps all cell’s in optimal health, enabling a safer and longer lasting battery that can handle 1000+ charges / discharges. the BMS can also balance the entire cell to guarantee optimal power is delivered at any state of charge. 

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two silent electric motors

 

 

at only 32 kg per battery pack, the cells are air transportable, guaranteeing a quick submersible deployment and delivery. the large battery pack can provide the boat with ROV-like sensor capabilities. there is room and power enough to implement many different kinds of positioning and acoustic sensors.

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four x 4.6 kWh battery packs

ortega mk 1C three-seater personal submarine designboom

ortega mk 1C three-seater personal submarine designboom

ortega mk 1C three-seater personal submarine designboom

ortega mk 1C three-seater personal submarine designboom

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