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R/V KILO MOANA
The sonar suit is configured by SIMRAD, and features the following systems: EM120 deep water multibeam, EM1002 shallow water multibeam, Echosounder EA500, ADCP125 by Sontek, and the HPR418 used with the positioning system.
The AGOR 26 that is being designed and
constructed, under a contract supervised by NAVSEA,
to replace the R/V MOANA WAVE. The new ship will be commissioned as the
R/V KILO MOANA. The ship is being constructed for ONR
and will be entering service in 2002 to be operated by the University
of Hawaii. The industrial team is led by Lockheed
Martin Corporation, which is not only responsible for overall
coordination, but also for concept design. The detail design is the
responsibility of Guido Perla. The
noise control program is the responsibility of Ray Fisher, and EDI
is responsible for the power plant. Construction commenced on January8,
2001 at AMI
in Florida. Delivery is scheduled for January26, 2002
MISSION STATEMENT The R/V KILO MOANA is designed to perform general-purpose oceanographic research in coastal and deep ocean areas. The ship will be capable of performing the following tasks:
Additional information about the ship may be obtained by contacting the U of Hawaii Marine Center
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