DRASS Galeazzi SRV-300 launched by mother ship Anteo
, Gulf of Taranto
|Class and type||deep submergence rescue vehicle|
|Length||8.46 m (27.8 ft)|
|Installed power||20 kW|
- Electric motors
- Main propulsion, horizontal angle up to +/- 45°
- Auxiliary propulsion, 4x10Kw thrusters for transverse and vertical motion
|Speed||2.5 knots (4.6 km/h; 2.9 mph) (3 knots (5.6 km/h; 3.5 mph) without skirt)|
|Range||15 nmi (28 km; 17 mi)|
|Complement||2 (pilot and co-pilot)|
|Sensors and |
|SIMRAD EM-1002 multibeam echo-sounder|
SRV-300 is a deep-submergence rescue vehicle that is rated to dive up to 300 m (980 ft). It was built by DRASS (Livorno) for the Marina Militare, and is capable of descending to 300 metres (980 ft) carrying 12 passengers in addition to crew. SRV-300 is hosted by Anteo, berthed at La Spezia.
SRV-300 supplanted the Breda MSM-1S USEL deep-submergence rescue vehicle, in 2002 and since 2004 it has been fitted with a Simrad EM-1002 multibeam echo-sounder. Further upgrades in 2010 introduced air portability.
There is a new version under development, the SRV-650, with a maximum depth of 650 m (2 133 ft) and with a hosting capacity of 15 people.