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Riptide family of autonomous undersea vehicles

Incubating undersea mission s... Dive into the wet world of unmanned underwater vehicles. Learn how BAE Systems’ newest endeavor, Riptide, is making waves in the undersea market.
By combining best-in-class hydrodynamics, ultra low power processing, and game changing new energy technology, BAE Systems is bringing next-generation capability to the undersea vehicle market.
BAE Systems’ Riptide solution pairs disruptive autonomous undersea platforms with industry-leading sensor and electronic payloads to create an unmatched, highly adaptive UUV offering for any undersea mission. 

By combining best-in-class hydrodynamics, ultra low power processing, and game changing new energy technology, BAE Systems is bringing next-generation capability to the undersea vehicle market. Our mission agnostic, modular system design enables easy modification for various development needs. This design is optimized for high efficiency, with the best hydrodynamic signature in its class.

It’s not just what’s under the sea. It’s how you respond to it.

Our Riptide family of autonomous undersea vehicles provides a sustainable, scalable, and affordable solution for developers of autonomy and behaviors, power systems, subsea sensors, and new payloads. The industry-leading range, endurance, and flexibility of the platforms bring these technologies to new depths, enabling greater awareness, deeper insights and mission dominance under the sea. Click below to learn more about our undersea mission system payloads, providing critical capabilities including autonomy, navigation, SIGINT, acoustic and RF communications, sensor processing, RF EW, acoustic IFF, and active acoustics.

Undersea mission system payloads provide critical capabilities including autonomy, navigation, SIGINT, acoustic and RF communications, sensor processing, RF EW, acoustic IFF, and active acoustics.

Maritime mission providers

Our extensive expertise in sonar, signal processing, sensor fusion, undersea communications, electronic warfare, and autonomous systems coupled with our family of Riptide undersea autonomous vehicles allows us to affordably address rapidly expanding maritime mission requirements in the global defense, commercial, and research markets.
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Standard configurations, extraordinary adaptability.

We’ve developed standard, mission-focused system configurations that meet a broad range of defense, commercial and research applications. Uses for our UUVs and sensor packages include seabed surveillance, harbor protection, intelligence collection, infrastructure surveillance, oil and gas survey, mine countermeasures, and more. Click here to learn more about our standard system configurations.