Persistent USVs are seen by Defence as strategic force multipliers. Bluebottles have more power, payload and performance making them the superior persistent USV for Defence.

Ocius key defence features

Anti-Submarine Warfare

  • Silent operation
  • “Reel in keel“ winch
  • 50W average / kW bursts
  • Active & passive arrays
  • Depth via speed & winch
  • Speed to resolve L-R ambiguity
  • Network & collaborate with other Bluebottles & other assets

Electronic Warfare

  • 6m mast above sea level
  • Communications and Radar
  • Combine with other sensors
  • Electronic Support Measures (ESM) platform

Gateway Communications

  • 6m mast above sea level
  • Combine with other sensors
  • Cross-domain communications and data exchange system

Multiple sensors

  • More power, payload and performance
  • Network with other Bluebottles and assets
  • Allows multiple sensors on the same platform

Mine Counter Measures

  • Manage fleets of underwater assets
  • Intelligent path planning and manoeuvring systems
  • Remain safely in proximity while exchanging high-volume data


  • Intrinsic low-observability
  • 2 per 20' shipping container
  • 5-6 m aft communications mast
  • Silent when not communicating
  • LARS from boat ramp or jetty/deck crane

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